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Scientific Name Neoplecostomus yapo  Zawadzki, Pavanelli, & Langeani, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Tibagi, Riacho Fortaleza (Fazenda Santo Amaro), affluent of rio Yapó, rio Tibagi basin, Paraná State, Brazil, 24°30'34"S, 50°24'49"W.
Etymology Genus: Greek, neos = new + Greek, plekos,-eos = twisted The specific name refers to the Rio Yapó, drainage of the type-locality.
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Size 97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tibagi River basin, Paraná State, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi, Pitangui, Verde (Paraná) (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 1757, pp 40, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:43 (species record created: 2011 Sep 21 10:53)