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Scientific Name Aspidoras virgulatus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Common Name
Type Locality Córrego Chambado, Espírito Santo, Munic. de Linhares, Espírito 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 striped (virgulatus=striped) 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: Coastal rivers in Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Espirito Santo State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 7 (no. 13), pp 133, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 04:55 (species record created: 2006 Jul 20 00:00)