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Scientific Name Nannoplecostomus eleonorae  Ribeiro, Lima & Pereira , 2012
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Type Locality São Domingos, Rio da Lapa, a tributary to Rio São Domingos, itself a tributary to Rio Paranã, upper Rio Tocantins basin, near the entrance of Lapa Terra Ronca, Terra Ronca State Park, 13°43'09''S, 46°21'17''W, Goiás State, Brazil.
Etymology The specific epithet, eleonorae, is a genitive noun honoring Brazilian biospeleologist Eleonora Trajano.
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Size 22mm or 0.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tributaries of Rio Sao Domingos and Rio das Pedras, which are both tributaries of Rio Parana, upper Rio Tocantins basin, Goias, Brazil

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References A New Genus and Species of a Minute Suckermouth Armored Catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Rio Tocantins Drainage, Central Brazil: The Smallest Known Loricariid Catfish: Copeia No. 4, pp638, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 26 07:41 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 01:56)