Nematobrycon: from the Ancient Greek νῆμᾰ (nema), meaning ‘thread’, and
lacortei: named for aquarist Rosario LaCorte.
Order: Characiformes Family: Characidae
Type locality is the Río Calima in Valle del Cauca department, western Colombia.
The Calima is a major tributary within the Río San Juan system and N. lacortei is considered endemic to this drainage.
Maximum Standard Length
The largest officially-recorded specimen measured 36.0 mm.
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