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Scientific Name Tenellus cristinae  (Sabaj Pérez, Arce, Sousa & Birindelli, 2014)
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Type Locality Rondônia: rio Madeira, beach immediately downstream of Cachoeira Caldeirão do Inferno [now just below Usina Hidrelétrica de Jirau], 9°15’30'S, 64°38’28'W, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Nemadoras cristinae
Etymology Tenellus comes from the Latin tener, meaning delicate, in reference to the delicate appearance of those dorads. cristinae after the main author's wife, Cristina Sabaj Perez. .
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Distribution Brazil, Colombia and Peru.

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References Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 163:pp135, 2014.
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Last Update 2014 Oct 04 01:46 (species record created: 2012 Jul 16 15:35)