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Scientific Name Tenellus trimaculatus  (Boulenger, 1898)
Common Name Treplettet Musemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Juruá, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Leptodoras trimaculatus, Nemadoras trimaculatus, Opsodoras ogilviev, Opsodoras trimacualtus, Oxydoras trimaculatus
Etymology Tenellus comes from the Latin tener, meaning delicate, in reference to the delicate appearance of those dorads. 
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Size 108mm or 4.3" 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)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (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 Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 14 (pt 7, no. 2) pp422 Pl. 40 (fig. 1)
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Last Update 2018 Mar 21 03:33 (species record created: 2006 Feb 20 00:00)