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Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma

(Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma)

Description

Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma is a species of banjo catfish endemic to Venezuela where it is found in the Orinoco River basin. It is the giant of the genus reaching a length of 3.2 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Siluriformes
Family:Aspredinidae
Genus:Hoplomyzon
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