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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus leopardinus  (Borodin, 1927)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Francisco, Pirapora, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Distribution
São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference American Museum Novitates No. 266, pp 3, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 30 05:59 (species record created: 2019 Aug 29 22:47)