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Scientific Name Hisonotus iota  Carvalho & Reis, 2009
Common Name
Type Locality Coronel de Freitas, rio Chapecó at vila São Miguel on road from Coronel de Freitas to Quilombo, rio Uruguay basin, 26°51'26''S, 52°44'29''W, Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi sow note uss
Etymology (Greek)Isos=equal + (Greek)noton=back. 
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Size 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Hisonotus iota differs from its congeners, except from Hisonotus hungy, by the lower lateral plate count 20–22 vs. 22–29 lateral plates, and by the lower vertebral count 25–26 vs. 27–32 vertebrae. It differs from Hisonotus hungy by having an infraorbital canal entering the infraorbital series via the compound pterotic vs. infraorbital canal entering the infraorbital series via the sphenotic.
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Distribution Known only from the type locality in rio Chapecó.
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Chapecó (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 Zootaxa No. 2113, pp 4, Figs. 2, 3A, 4, 5A, 6A, 7.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:24 (species record created: 2009 Sep 18 17:24)