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  • Leptodoras marki
  • Leptodoras marki
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Scientific Name Leptodoras marki  Birindelli & Sousa, 2010
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Trairão, Fresco-Xingu basin, tributary of Rio de Ponte, 15 km south af Cumaru do Norte, 7°56'34''S, 50°47'48''W,Cumaru do Norte, Pará, Brazil.
Etymology Leptodoras: From the Greek leptos, meaning slender, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the shape. Named after Mark Sabaj Perez
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Size 93mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Fresco-Xingu basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu, Fresco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia 2010 (no. 2)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 16 09:14 (species record created: 2010 Jun 26 23:56)