Cat-eLog Right Arrow Amphiliidae Right Arrow Doumeinae Right Arrow Phractura

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Scientific Name Phractura lindica  Boulenger, 1902
Common Name
Type Locality Lindi River, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Pronunciation frak TWO rah
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 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo River system.
IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London v. 1 (pt 1), pp 268, Pl. 28 (figs. 3-3b)
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Last Update 2013 Sep 05 20:26 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:34)