Overview

Distribution

Lowlands around Ribeira de Igaupe River, Brazil.
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South America: lowlands around the rio Ribeira de Iguape, São Paulo, Brazil.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Analsoft rays: 15 - 18; Vertebrae: 32 - 34
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Size

Max. size

2.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37055))
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Diagnostic Description

Most elongated and slender species, adult males differing from other small species by caudal peduncle depth and body depth.
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Type Information

Paratype for Spintherobolus leptoura Weitzman & Malabarba
Catalog Number: USNM 346386
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): M. Damato & O. Oyakawa
Year Collected: 1990
Locality: Brazil: San Paolo, Rio Qallombo, Fazenda Oalila Registro, Brazil, South America
  • Paratype: Weitzman, S. H. & Malabarba, L. R. 1999. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. 10 (1): 35, 36-37.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Spintherobolus leptoura

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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