Lasiancistrus tentaculatus

Armbruster, Jonathan W., 2005, The loricariid catfish genus Lasiancistrus (Siluriformes) with descriptions of two new species, Neotropical Ichthyology 3 (4), pp. 549-569 : 567

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1590/S1679-62252005000400013

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03921F68-FFE4-FF9F-9D85-F801FABB18B5

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Carolina

scientific name

Lasiancistrus tentaculatus
status

 

Range. Lasiancistrus tentaculatus is found in the Orinoco

River basin of Colombia and Venezuela and in the lago Valencia drainage of Venezuela ( Fig. 3 View Fig ).

Etymology. Derived from tentacule, the word used by Sabaj et al. (1999) to describe the small tentacles of Lasiancistrus , itself a diminutive of tentacle, which is derived from the modern Latin tentaculum meaning feeler and the Latin suffix - atus meaning provided with. Refers to the possession of tentacules along the snout in nuptial males of this species.