volume 3, issue 3, P395-400 2005
DOI: 10.1590/s1679-62252005000300007
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Abstract: Recent study of the type-material of Tembeassu marauna, a poorly-known species currently represented in collections only by its holotype (male) and paratypes (male and female), all collected forty years ago at the Ilha Solteira reservoir area, upper Paraná river region, revealed an unique pattern of dental arrangement among members of the order Gymnotiformes. This autapomorphic condition refers to a patch of around 15 elongate conical, extra teeth associated to soft tissue, and disposed inside the mouth on a …

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