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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Phenacorhamdia roxoi Silva, 2020|
|Type Locality||Corrego Hortela, Pardo River, Paranapanema River drainage, upper Parana River basin, Botucatu Municipality, Sao Paulo State, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Phenacorhamdia from phenax, imposter or cheat and Rhamdia, a related genus, i.e., a false Rhamdia, presumably referring to similarity to that genus. The specific epithet honors Fabio Fernandes Roxo of Laboratorio de Ictiologia de Botucatu, Setor Zoologia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, which has many contributions to the knowledge of Neotropical Ichthyology. Fabio also helped to collect part of type series of the new species.|
|Size||85mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Phenacorhamdia roxoi has an entirely dark-brown body. P. roxoi differs from its congeners by having of 45-46 vertebrae (vs. less than 45 or more than 46), and a combination of seven branched pectoral fin rays, eight branched anal fin rays, and eight branched rays in upper lobe of caudal fin. Finally P. roxoi has the first basal radial inserted at the 13th vertebra.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Paranapanema River basin, São Paulo State, Brazil. |
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Upper Paranapanema (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Upper Paranapanema, Pardo (São Paulo, Rio Paranapanema) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Furniture||In the wild, P. roxoi was collected among pebbles over a rocky substrate in shallow, clear, fast-flowing waters.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa, 4890(2): 275-282.|
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|Last Update||2023 Mar 13 14:52 (species record created: 2017 Nov 27 14:20)|