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Jump to next section Summary of Rhinolekos
Etymology The generic name is a combination of the greek, rhinos = nose, nostril and lekos = plate, in reference to presence of the lateronasal plate.
Sexing Males with conspicuous urogenital papillae immediately posterior to anus, and with a dorsal expanded flap of skin in all pelvic-fin rays.
Size Smallest 36mm, largest 43mm, average 38mm, most commonly 38mm. All SL.
Species There are 5 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 

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