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Scientific Name Lithoxus sp. (L256)   
Common Name L256
Pronunciation lith OX uss
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas, Erepecuru (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2006 Dec 11 05:57 (species record created: 2006 Dec 11 05:57)