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Scientific Name Phractura gladysae  Pellegrin, 1931
Common Name
Type Locality Upper Louessé River, Congo.
Pronunciation frak TWO rah - glah diss ay
Etymology Phractura: From the Greek phraktos, meaning fenced in and oura, meaning tail; in reference to the bony plates enclosing the slender caudal peduncle. 
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Size 140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: known only from the type locality, Kouilou River, Gabon.
IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 56, pp 209
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Last Update 2013 Sep 04 16:01 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:33)