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Scientific NameXyliphius anachoretes  Figueiredo & Britto, 2010
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Type LocalityRio Tocantins bgelow dam of Serra da Mesa Hydropower Plant, affluent of right bank of rio Tocantins, 13°37'51''S, 48°07'01''W, Goiás State, Brazil.
EtymologyFrom the Greek xyliphion, meaning a piece of wood; in reference to the overall appearance. 
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ReferencesNeotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 1), pp 106, Figs. 1, 2b, 3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2016 May 15 01:06 (species record created: 2016 May 14 23:23)