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Scientific Name Noturus placidus  Taylor, 1969
Common Names Neosho Madtom
Neosho-giftmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Neosho River, just S. of U.S. Hwy. 50, near Emporia, sec. 7, T. 19 S., R. 12 E., Lyon Co., Kansas
Pronunciation no two russ
Etymology From the Greek notos, meaning back and oura, meaning tail. In reference to the confluent adipose and caudal fins. 
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Size 87mm or 3.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Neosho River and tributaries, Cottonwood River and Illinois River, Mississippi River basin
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Arkansas, Neosho (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Arkansas, Neosho, Cottonwood (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Gulf Coast Drainages, Mississippi, Illinois (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Lower Risk/near threatened
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 282, pp 168, Pls. 4 (fig. 9), 15 (fig. 2), 17 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2014 Aug 24 02:07 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:51)