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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis mutuca  (Oliveira & Oyakawa, 1999)
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Type Locality Rio das Velhas drainage, Nova Lima County, Córrego Mutuca, at right side of road from Belo Horizonte to Nova Lima, kilometer 20, about 20°60'S, 43°55'W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
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Size 96mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pareiorhaphis species are primarily diagnosed from remaining neoplecostomines by having the canal plate firmly articulated to the preopercle, and by a series of sexually-dimorphic features of hypertrophied odontodes of adult males, giving the fish a hispid appearance.
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Distribution South America: Headwaters of Das Velhas River basin.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 10 (no. 1), pp 75, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2017 Jun 10 01:53 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:06)