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Scientific Name Chauliocheilos saxatilis  Martins, Andrade, Rosa & Langeani, 2014
Common Name Grub Lipped Pleco
Type Locality Minas Gerais State, rio Itamarandiba, stream of headwaters of rio Itamarandiba, rio Jequitinhonha drainage, 18°05'48"S, 43°00'19"W, Brazil.
Etymology The generic name, Chauliocheilos, is a combination of the Greek chaulios (conspicuous, outstanding, prominent), and cheilos (lip), in reference to the labial appendix. The specific epithet is from the Latin adjective saxatilis (that live on rocks), in reference to the microhabitat where the species is mainly sampled.
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Size 49mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Chauliocheilos saxatilis is only known from headwaters of rio Itamarandiba in southeastern Brazil, upper rio Jequitinhonha drainage, a coastal basin.
Minas Gerais State Rivers, Itamarandiba (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 25 (no. 3), pp 195, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:23 (species record created: 2015 Mar 25 15:00)