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  • Crossoloricaria venezuelae
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Scientific Name Crossoloricaria venezuelae  (Schultz, 1944)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Palmar at the bridge about 70 km southwest of Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Crossoloricaria variegata venezuelae, Loricaria variegata venezuelae
Etymology (Greek)Krossoi=tassel + (Latin)lorica, loricare=cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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Size 183mm or 7.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Lake Maracaibo drainage.
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.v. 94 (no. 3172) - pp329 - Pl. 12 (fig. C)
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Last Update 2006 Aug 04 09:10 (species record created: 2006 Aug 04 09:10)