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Scientific Name Ammoglanis diaphanus  Costa, 1994
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Type Locality Stream tributary to Rio Javaés, Rio Araguaia basin, about 40 kilometers north of Araguaçú, 12°24'S, 49°58'W, Tocantin State, Brazil.
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Size 19mm or 0.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Ammoglanis is a genus of diminutive slender trichomycterids. Its original description identified three unique traits for the genus: 1) slender quadrate, its maximum depth about 30% of length of its main axis; 2) expanded anterior tip of interopercle; and 3) premaxilla located posterior to mesethmoid cornu.
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Distribution South America: stream tributary to Javaés River, Araguaia River basin in Brazil.

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 5 (no. 3), pp 208, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 26 15:47 (species record created: 2018 Apr 04 14:13)