Cat-eLog Right Callichthyidae Right Corydoradinae Right Scleromystax

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Scientific Name Scleromystax virgulatus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Common Name
Type Locality Córrego Chambado, Espírito Santo, Munic. de Linhares, Espírito State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Aspidoras virgulatus
Pronunciation ss KLER oh muss tax
Etymology Scleromystax: From the Greek sclero meaning hard and the Latin mystax meaning moustache. 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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Feeding All prepared foods and live / frozen treats such as bloodworm.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam v. 7 (no. 13), pp 133, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2022 Oct 14 00:13 (species record created: 2006 Jul 20 00:00)