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Scientific Name Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma  Taphorn & Marrero, 1990
Common Name
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 Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.

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References Fieldiana Zoology (New Series) No. 61
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Last Update 2012 Feb 13 02:12 (species record created: 2012 Feb 09 14:23)