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  • Aspidoras maculosus
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Scientific Name Aspidoras maculosus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Paiaiá, into headwaters of Rio Itapicurú, about 11°S, 40°30'W, Bahia State, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. This specific epithet refers to its spotted(maculosus=spotted or dappled) appearance.
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Itapicurú River basin.
Maranhão waters, Itapicurú (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 119, Fig. 11.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 04:54 (species record created: 2006 Jul 20 00:00)