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Scientific Name Phreatobius sanguijuela  Fernández, Saucedo, Carvajal-Vallejos & Schaefer, 2007
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Type Locality Artificial well, Comunidad de Porvenir, 13°59'14.44''S, 61°32'27.05''W, Río Iténez basin, Dept. Santa Cruz, Bolivia, elevation 172 meters.
Pronunciation fray toe bee uss
Etymology From the Greek phrear, phreat- meaning ''well'' or ''spring''. 
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Size 42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: artificial wells near Río Paraguá, a tributary of the Río Iténez in Bolivia.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré, Guaporé (Iténez) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rondonia State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 1626, pp 53, Figs. 2-3.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 06:34 (species record created: 2016 Jun 26 10:04)