|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Dupouyichthys sapito Schultz, 1944|
|Type Locality||Río Motatán, at the bridge 22 km north of Motatán, Venezuela.|
|Etymology||Dupouyichthys: Named after W Dupouy, a former director of the Museo de Ciencias Naturales in Caracas, Venezuela. Named sapito after the common name of this species in the Maracaibo Basin. A literal translation would be Sapo, which is Spanish for toad.....and the -ito suffix would indicate a small toad.|
|Size||30mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Magdalena River and Lake Maracaibo basins.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 94 (no. 3172), pp 245, Pl. 4 (fig. D); Fig. 4b.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 25 13:17 (species record created: 2002 Oct 16 00:00)|