|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Otothyropsis biamnicus Calegari, Lehmahn & Reis, 2013|
|Type Locality||Brazil, Paraná State, Telêmaco Borba, ribeirão Harmonia, tributary to rio Tibagi basin, rio Paraná drainage, 24°18'19''S 50°36'23''W.|
|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. The species name biamnicus From the Latin bi, meaning two, and amnicus, meaning inhabitant of a river, in allusion to the fact that the species is distributed in both the Iguaçu and Tibagi basins.|
|Size||38mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||From original description "Otothyropsis biamnicus is distinguished from its congeners by having shorter pectoral-fin spine (18.6–21.3 vs. 21.4–30.4% SL in remaining species). It also has a lower caudal peduncle (7.6–9.0 vs. 9.3–11.0 in O. marapoama and 9.7–11.5% SL in O. piribebuy), deeper caudal peduncle (7.6–9.0 vs. 6.2–7.6% SL in O. polyodon); and dorsal-fin spinelet triangular in shape (vs. spinelet rectangular or quadrangular).|
|Sexing||Male hypoptopomins posses a urogenital papilla located immediately posterior to the anus. It is absent in females.|
|Distribution||Found in tributaries of Rio Iguaçu, in Santa Catarina and Paraná States, and rio Tibagi, Paraná State, both in rio Paraná basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Zootaxa 3619, pp 130-144, fig 6-7.|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 27 09:20 (species record created: 2013 Feb 27 00:58)|