|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Aspidoras poecilus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976|
|Type Locality||Creek upstream of village Porori, left bank of upper Rio Xingú, Mato Grosso 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 the specimen's spotted (poikilos=spotted or varicoloured) appearance.|
|Size||45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Xingu, Araguaia, and Tocantins River basins.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 121, Fig. 13.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 04:55 (species record created: 2006 Jul 20 00:00)|