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  • Aspidoras lakoi
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Scientific Name Aspidoras lakoi  Miranda Ribeiro, 1949
Common Name Aspidoras-Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Córrego na floresta do Grotão, Frazenda da Cachoeira, Muncípio de Passos, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. Named to honour Mr. Carlos Lako.
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Size 40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Paraná River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista Brasileira de Biologia v. 9 (no. 2), pp 143, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 08 06:26 (species record created: 2006 Sep 04 12:31)