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Down arrow Summary of Isorineloricaria
Etymology Greek, isos = equal + Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather.
Identification Isorineloricaria can be distinguished from Aphanotoroulus by having caudal peduncle proportions that get proportionately longer with size and that become round in cross-section (vs. caudal peduncles that do not become greatly lengthened with size and that are oval in cross section) and by having spots almost as large as lateral plates on a nearly white background (vs. small dark spots (less than half plate diameter) on a light tan background).
Size Smallest 170mm, largest 500mm, average 335mm, most commonly 170mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species (25%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Isorineloricaria villarsi (100%)
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