Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow Megalonema

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Scientific Name Megalonema pauciradiatum  Eigenmann, 1919
Common Name
Type Locality Villa Rica, Paraguay.
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. 
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Size 38mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraná River basin, Paraguay.
La Plata, Paraná (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 Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 58 (no. 7), pp455.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 20 17:21 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 15:35)