|Cat-eLog Data Sheet
|Spatuloricaria sp. `RIO GUAMA`
|spat you lorry CAR ee ah.
|Latin, spatula, spathe = spatula, spatule + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; in reference to the flat bodyshape.
|Adult males are more heavily built with odontodal growth from the cheeks and on the pectoral fin spines which are typically thicker and a little shorter than those found on females. When viewed from above, the male has an isosceles triangle-shaped head, which contrasts with the more equilateral triangle shape seen in females.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Guamá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|2006 Dec 07 02:23 (species record created: 2006 Dec 03 11:21)