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  • Megalonema amaxanthum
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Scientific Name Megalonema amaxanthum  Lundberg & Dahdul, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Río Tahuamanu from Boca Nareuda to below Cachuelita, 11°18'S, 68°44'W, Pando State, Bolivia.
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. amaxanthum refers to the distribution of the species in the Amazon basin and its relationship to the species M. xanthum.
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Size 106mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Peru (and probably Colombia and Ecuador).
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), 447, Fig. 6.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:37 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 15:32)