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Scientific Name Helogenes gouldingi  Vari & Ortega, 1986
Common Name
Type Locality Igarapé, 15 kilimeters from Humaitá along Rio Madeira, Amazonas, Brazil, 7°31'S, 63°02'W.
Pronunciation hell LODGE en ease
Etymology Helogenes: From the Greek helos, meaning marsh and the Greek genes, meaning birth; in reference to the habitat. 
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Size 47mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Madeira River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (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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Reference Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 442, pp 7, Figs. 2-4.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 08 08:07 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)