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Scientific Name Megalonema psammium  Schultz, 1944
Common Name
Type Locality Río Palmar at the bridge 70 kilometers southwest of Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. 
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Distribution Lake Maracaibo basin: Colombia and Venezuela.
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 94 (no. 3172), pp216, Pl. 2 (fig. B).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:38 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 15:37)