New, Possibly Extinct Lithogenine Loricariid (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from Northern Venezuela

  title={New, Possibly Extinct Lithogenine Loricariid (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from Northern Venezuela},
  author={Francisco Provenzano R and Scott Allen Schaefer and Jonathan N. Baskin and Ramiro Royero-Le{\'o}n},
  pages={562 - 575}
Abstract A new species of the previously monotypic loricariid subfamily Lithogeninae is described from northern Venezuela. Lithogenes valencia is the first representative of the subfamily to be discovered subsequent to the discovery and description of Lithogenes villosus Eigenmann, 1909, from Guyana and extends the geographic distribution of the subfamily beyond the Guyana Shield region of northeastern South America. The new species shares several derived features with L. villosus that are not… 

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