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  • Entomocorus radiosus
  • Entomocorus radiosus
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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)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia, 2006(3), pp. 412-422
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Last Update 2010 Nov 09 09:15 (species record created: 2007 Dec 30 05:09)