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Scientific Name Glyptosternon oschanini  (Herzenstein, 1889)
Common Name
Type Locality Upper Amu-Darya River (country uncertain), upper Syr-Darya River basin (Ugam River, Tashkent), Uzbekistan.
Synonym(s) Exostoma gracile, Exostoma oschanini
Pronunciation Gleep toe stir nawn
Etymology The 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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Mélanges Biologiques, tirés du Bulletin physico-mathématique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg v. 13, pp 70 [120].
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Last Update 2018 Jan 01 11:45 (species record created: 2018 Jan 01 08:49)