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Scientific Name Chasmocranus quadrizonatus  Pearson, 1937
Common Name
Type Locality Tingo de Pauca, Río Marañon, Peru.
Pronunciation chaz moe kran uss
Etymology Chasmocranus: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity + Greek, kranion = skull. 
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Size 49mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Marañon River basin, Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) v. 23 (no. 7), pp93.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 23 04:09 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 16:38)