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Scientific NameNeoplecostomus franciscoensis  Langeani, 1990
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Type LocalityRiacho afluente do córrego da Mutuca, à direita da estrada Belo Horizonte-Nova Lima, kilometer 20, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, 20°06'S,43°55'W.
EtymologyGenus: Greek, neos = new + Greek, plekos,-eos = twisted 
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Size 75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: Headwaters of Das Velhas and Paraopeba River basins, São Francisco River drainage.
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ReferencesComunicações do Museu de Ciências de PUCRS. v. 3 (no. 1), pp 22, Figs. 5-6.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2016 Dec 24 01:43 (species record created: 2016 Dec 22 15:17)