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Scientific Name Otothyris rostrata  Garavello, Britski & Schaefer, 1998
Common Name
Type Locality Canal between lagoons Emboaba and Emboabinha, on highway between Osório and Tramandai, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil.
Etymology (Greek)Otis, ous=Ear + (Greek)thyra, thyris=a little door. 
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Size 31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Atlantic coast of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul states, Brazil and Uruguay.
Santa Catarina State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References American Museum Novitates No. 3222, pp10, fig 4.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 26 22:06 (species record created: 2013 Jan 25 18:04)