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  • Vandellia sanguinea
  • Vandellia sanguinea
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Scientific Name Vandellia sanguinea  Eigenmann, 1917
Common Name
Type Locality San Antonio de Rio Madeira, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plectrochilus sanguineus
Etymology Vandellia: Named after M Vandelli. 
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Size 53mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon, Orinoco and Essequibo River basins.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. Am. Philos. Soc.v. 56 - pp701
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Last Update 2006 Jul 23 07:04 (species record created: 2004 Mar 08 00:00)