All Fishes Aspredinidae Hoplomyzontinae Hoplomyzon

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Scientific Name Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma  Taphorn & Marrero, 1990
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Type Locality Río Masparro at site of Masparro Dam, Estado Barinas, Venezuela, 8°50'40''N, 70°06'00''W.
Etymology Hoplomyzon: From the Greek hoplos, meaning shield and myzon, meaning belly; in reference to the bony plates on the ventral surface. 
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Size 32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin.

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Fieldiana Zoology (New Series) No. 61, pp 4, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 12 23:10 (species record created: 2012 Feb 09 14:23)