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Scientific Name Corumbataia cuestae  Britski, 1997
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Corumbataí, Cachoeira de Analândia, São Paulo, Brazil.
Etymology Named after a locality, Corumbataia do Sul, in Brasil. 
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Size 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Typically found in streams with healthy riparian vegetation. Appears to exist only in streams with good water quality that are unaffected by manmade effluent. Therefore this species is mostly found in headwaters, and is the likely reason behind its red list status. Typically found resting in aquatic vegetation and not found on rocks.
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Distribution Tietê River basin, upper Paraná river basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê (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 Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo v. 40 (no. 15), pp 234, Figs. 3, 5-6.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 07:44 (species record created: 2013 Jan 12 14:06)