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|Scientific Name||Otothyropsis marapoama Ribeiro, Carvalho & Melo, 2005|
|Type Locality||Rio Tietê basin, Município de Marapoama, ribeirão Cubatão, road beween Marapoama and Elisiário, 21°11'35''S, 49°07'22''W, São Paulo, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Otothyropsis: The first part of the name is from Greek (otos = ear and thyris = window) and is in reference to the Hypoptopomatinae genus Otothyris, to which the new taxon is closely related. The second part is from the Greek (opsis = relating to sight and appearance); hence, resembling a hypoptopomatine fish. marapoama: The specific epithet marapoama is in reference to the county of the city in which the new species was collected.|
|Size||38mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Male hypoptopomins posses a urogenital papilla located immediately posterior to the anus. It is absent in females.|
|Distribution||Tietê River, Paraná River basin, southeastern 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.|
|References||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4), pp491, Figs. 1, 3-6, 7b, 8-9.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 28 19:38 (species record created: 2013 Jan 25 19:26)|