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Scientific Name Prietella lundbergi  Walsh & Gilbert, 1995
Common Name Phantom Blindcat
Type Locality Subsurface thermal spring, about 22°40'N, 99°00'W, Nacimiento de San Rafael de Los Castros, Rio Tamesí drainage, about 15 kilometers west-northwest of Ciudad Mante, Tamaulipas state, Mexico.
Etymology Prietella: Named after Carlos Prieto. 
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Two springs of Tamesí River drainage, Tamaulipas state, Mexico
Mexico Caribbean Rivers, Tamesí (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Vulnerable
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia 1995 (no. 4), pp851, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2013 Jul 24 12:21 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 11:05)