Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Siluriformes > Loricariidae > Farlowella > Farlowella acus

Farlowella acus (Whiptail catfish; Twig catfish)

Synonyms: Acestra acus; Farlowella scolopacina; Loricaria scolopacina
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Wikipedia Abstract

Farlowella acus is the type species of a genus of armored catfish commonly known as the twig catfish or whiptail catfish. The species name means “pointed” or a “needle” or “spine”.
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America, South - Inland waters; Neotropical; South America: Lake Valencia and Torito River basins.; Venezuela;

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