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|Scientific Name||Lepthoplosternum tordilho Reis, 1997|
|Type Locality||Marginal lagoon near sanga do Junco, on dust road between highway BR-116 and Barra do Ribeiro, Rio Grande do Sul State, 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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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 7 (no. 4), pp 321, Fig. 16.|
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|Last Update||2018 Sep 02 09:57 (species record created: 2018 Aug 22 13:39)|