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Scientific Name Rhynchodoras xingui  Klausewitz & Rössel, 1961
Common Name
Type Locality Upstream of Rio Xingú, Brazil.
Pronunciation rink oh door add
Etymology Rhynchodoras: From the Greek rhynchos, meaning nose, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in refeence to the unusual snout morphology. 
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Size 63mm or 2.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Xingú and Tocantins basins, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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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Reference Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 42 (nos 1/2), pp 46, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 10:06 (species record created: 2011 Feb 02 18:20)