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Scientific Name Chasmocranus truncatorostris  Borodin, 1927
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Type Locality Col. Hansa, Joinville, Sta. Catarina Province, Brazil.
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 110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: known only from the type locality, Brazil.
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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference American Museum Novitates No. 266, pp5, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 12:38 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 16:39)