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  • Aspidoras velites
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Scientific NameAspidoras velites  Britto, Lima & Moreira, 2002
Common Name
Type LocalityCórrego Boiadeiro, kilometer 487.08 of Ferronorte railroad, 17°20'01''S, 53°14'53''W, município de alto Araguaia, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Pronunciationass pee DOOR ass
EtymologyAspidoras: 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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DistributionSouth America: small tributaries of the upper Araguaia River in Brazil.
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ReferencesProceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 115 (no. 4), pp 727, Figs. 1-3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2016 Dec 06 21:25 (species record created: 2016 Sep 05 22:58)