|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria lata Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889|
|Type Locality||Goiás, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather).|
|Size||180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||When young, Loricaria spp. can be differentiated from the similar Rineloricaria spp. by their more feathered sucker-mouths. In adults this difference is considerably more evident.|
|Distribution||South America: Araguaia River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 2, pp 36.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 14 07:42 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|