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Scientific Name Entomocorus radiosus  Reis & Borges, 2006
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Paraguay at neighborhoods of Cáceres, about 16°03'S, 57°42'W, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Pronunciation ent tow MOCK oh russ
Etymology Entomocorus: From the Greek, entome, meaning notch, and kopus, meaning helmet - "notched helmet". The specific epithet of E. radiosus is from the Latin radius, meaning rod, fin-ray, and -osus, having the nature or quality of something, usually in fullness or abundance, in allusion to the many anal-fin rays presented by this species.
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Size 53mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species is identified by the tips of the caudal fin being black/brown.
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Distribution South America: Rio Paraguay.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay (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 Copeia 2006 (no. 3), pp 416, Figs. 1D, 6-7.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:18 (species record created: 2007 Dec 30 05:09)