pseudonym created Ruby Tetra on Ruby Tetra
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Etymology Axelrodia: named for Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod. riesei: named for William Riese who collected this species alongside Dr. Axelrod. Classification Order: Characiformes Family: Characidae Distribution Type locality is ‘Upper Río Meta basin, east of Villavicencio, Colombia’, and this species is currently known only from the upper Meta. The Meta is a tributary within the larger Río Orinoco system. Habitat