|Two views of the holotype specimen|
Armbruster, Werneke & M. Tan, 2015
Peckoltia greedoi is a species of armored catfish from the Gurupí River drainage of Brazil. Reddish brown in color with three saddle shaped patches on the dorsal surface and three to four dark bands on the tail fin, individuals can measure from 45 to 78 mm (1.8 to 3.1 in) in standard length.
The species was described in 2015 by a team of researchers from Auburn University in Alabama. The researchers named it after the character Greedo from George Lucas' Star Wars franchise, stating that the species and the character shared a "remarkable resemblance".
- Miles, L. (2015). "Auburn University's Armbruster discovers catfish species, names it for Star Wars character". Auburn University.
- Armbruster, J.W.; Werneke, D.C. & Tan, M. (2015). "Three new species of saddled loricariid catfishes, and a review of Hemiancistrus, Peckoltia, and allied genera (Siluriformes)". ZooKeys. 480: 97–123. doi:10.3897/zookeys.480.6540.
- Izadi, E. (2015). "The newest species of catfish is named after the character Greedo from 'Star Wars'". The Washington Post.
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