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Scientific NameGlyptosternon oschanini  (Herzenstein, 1889)
Common Name
Type LocalityUpper Amu-Darya River (country uncertain), upper Syr-Darya River basin (Ugam River, Tashkent), Uzbekistan.
Synonym(s)Exostoma gracile, Exostoma oschanini
PronunciationGleep toe stir nawn
EtymologyThe generic name comes from the Greek glyptos, meaning carved, and sternon, meaning breast, in reference to the folds of skin comprising the thoracic adhesive apparatus. 
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Aral Sea, Amu Darya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Aral Sea, Syr Darya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesMélanges Biologiques, tirés du Bulletin physico-mathématique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg v. 13, pp 70 [120].
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 Jan 01 11:45 (species record created: 2018 Jan 01 08:49)