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Scientific Name Aspidoras brunneus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Serra do Roncador, kilometer 125 of the road Chavantina-Casximba, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. This specific epithet refers to the specimen's tawny or dusky (brunneus = dusky, dark or tawny) colour.
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Size 21mm or 0.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Araguaia River basin in Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Upper Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 116, Fig. 7.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 24 05:41 (species record created: 2006 Sep 04 12:29)