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Jump to next section Summary of Lithoxus
Pronounced lith OX uss
Identification Lithoxus is a genus of small, rheophilic loricariids that are externally characterized by a strongly dorsoventrally depressed body, a large round oral disk, and small tooth cups with few teeth.
Size Smallest 38mm, largest 86mm, average 60mm, most commonly 70mm. All SL.
Species There are 8 "species" in the database
Keepers 3 species (37%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Lithoxus surinamensis (50%)
2. Lithoxus bovallii (25%)
3. Lithoxus sp. (L435) (25%)

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