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Scientific Name Lithoxancistrus orinoco  Isbrücker, Nijssen & Cala, 1988
Common Names L126, Large Snouted Pleco
Storsnudet Sugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Río Orinoco at the waterfall near Río Tuparro mouth, Vichada Prov., Colombia.
Synonym(s) Pseudancistrus orinoco
Etymology Species named after the river Orinoco where the type specimen was collected.
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Size 85mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River and tributaries.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
Temperature 25.0-27.0°C or 77-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 15 (no. 1), pp 14, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 17 12:25 (species record created: 2003 Nov 09 00:00)