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  • Plesioptopoma curvidens
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Scientific Name Plesioptopoma curvidens  Reis, Pereira & Lehmann A, 2012
Common Name
Type Locality Cristiano Otoni, Rio Paraopeba, upper Rio São Francisco drainage, at old bridge ca. 100 meters west of highway BR-040, 20°49'11''S, 43°48'47''W, Minas Gerias, Brazil.
Etymology The specific epithet curvidens is derived from the Latin curvus, meaning curved, bent, and dens, meaning tooth, in allusion to the strongly curved tooth series in both the premaxilla and dentary
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Size 83mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio Paraopeba, upper Rio São Francisco drainage, Minas Gerias, Brazil.
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco, Paraopeba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2012 (no. 1), pp6, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 27 11:13 (species record created: 2012 May 07 14:29)