Phalloceros titthos Lucinda, 2008
photo by Lucinda, P.H.F.

 Family:  Poeciliidae (Poeciliids), subfamily: Poeciliinae
 Max. size:  2.58 cm SL (male/unsexed); 4.52 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: coastal drainages flowing to Baia de Guaratuba and Baia de Paranaguá in Paraná, Brazil.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 9-11; Vertebrae: 30-32. Diagnosed from all other species of the genus Phalloceros by having a very large papilla at the mandibular symphysis of large adult females (Ref. 76852). Description: Pectoral fin with 6-7 branched rays; longitudinal series of scales 27-29; transverse series of scales 7 (Ref. 76852).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans: 
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 Entered by: Busson, Frédéric - 02.07.08
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.07.08

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