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Scientific Name Aspidoras velites  Britto, Lima & Moreira, 2002
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Type Locality Córrego Boiadeiro, kilometer 487.08 of Ferronorte railroad, 17°20'01''S, 53°14'53''W, município de alto Araguaia, 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. 
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Size 28mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: small tributaries of the upper Araguaia River in Brazil.

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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 Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 115 (no. 4), pp 728, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:37 (species record created: 2016 Sep 05 22:58)