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Scientific Name Lepthoplosternum stellatum  Reis & Kaefer, 2005
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Type Locality Igarapé Repartimento, tributary of Lago Tefé, 1.5 kilometers downstream from bridge on Tefé-Agrovila road, 3°24'28"S, 64°44'10"W, Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation lep THOP low STERN um
Etymology Lepthoplosternum: From the Greek leptos, meaning small and hoplosternum; in reference to the small size. Hoplosternum: From the Greek hoplon, meaning shield and sternum, meaning breast; in reference to the prominent coracoid bones on the breast. 
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References Copeia 2005 (no. 4), pp 725, Figs. 1A, 2.
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Last Update 2018 Sep 02 09:54 (species record created: 2018 Aug 22 13:38)