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Scientific Name Pseudohemiodon apithanos  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1978
Common Name Chameleon Whiptail
Type Locality Río Conejo, tributary of Río San Miguel, vicinity of Santa Cecilia, 0°06'N, 76°51'W, Napo Province, Ecuador.
Pronunciation seu doh hem ee oh don
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, hemi = half + Greek, odous = teeth The specific name apithanos (Greek) means incredible, an allusion to the variability in colour pattern.
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Size 145mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: San Miquel River basin, western Amazon River drainage.

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Breeding Reports There are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Beaufortia v. 27 (no. 339), pp 195, Figs. 6-8.
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Last Update 2019 Jun 16 03:08 (species record created: 2017 Oct 05 14:59)