|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Spatuloricaria terracanticum Londoño-Burbano, Urbano-Bonilla, Rojas-Molina, Ramírez-Gil & Prada-Pedreros, 2018|
|Type Locality||Upía River, tributary to the upper Meta River, Orinoco basin, Sabanalarga, Casanare, Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||spat you lorry CAR ee ah.|
|Etymology||Latin, spatula, spathe = spatula, spatule + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; in reference to the flat bodyshape.|
|Sexing||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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia v. 106 (no. 4), pp 612, Figs. 1-5A, 5B.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 08 07:09 (species record created: 2018 Oct 31 10:39)|