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  • Rineloricaria catamarcensis
  • Rineloricaria catamarcensis
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Scientific Name Rineloricaria catamarcensis  (Berg [C.], 1895)
Common Name
Type Locality Arroyo El Tala, Catamarca Prov., Argentina.
Synonym(s) Loricaria catamarcensis
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. Named for Catamarca Province, Argentina, its type locality.
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Argentina: Catamarca. Tala and Sali River.
La Plata, Paran√°, Salado, Tala (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Dulce, Sali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Airesv. 4 - pp137
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Last Update 2008 Jun 21 11:07 (species record created: 2005 Mar 05 00:00)