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Scientific Name Otothyris lophophanes  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Common Name Brown Sucker Catfish
Type Locality Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil.
Etymology (Greek)Otis, ous=Ear + (Greek)thyra, thyris=a little door. 
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Size 28mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Atlantic coastal streams of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References West American Scientist v. 6 (no. 42)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 26 16:04 (species record created: 2012 Mar 26 12:34)