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|Scientific Name||Cheilonimata minuta Provenzano-Rizzi, 2023|
|Type Locality||Orinoco River at sand island, circa 0.5 km upstream from Guachapana (Guachipana), Amazonas State, Venezuela, about 03°54'30"N, 66°59'30"W.|
|Etymology||Cheilonimata is derived from the Greek, “Χείλος” Cheilos meaning lip and “νημάτια” nimátia or nimata meaning threads or filaments, alluding to the cylindrical, elongated, unbranched and fleshy barblets observed over lower lip surface. Gender feminine. The specific epithet, minuta, is taken from the Latin meaning small, which is a trait exhibited by the specimens analysed in the species' description.|
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Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa 5315 (no. 4), pp 318, Figs. 1-3.|
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|Last Update||2023 Oct 27 12:18 (species record created: 2023 Jul 11 06:57)|