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Scientific Name Rineloricaria capitonia  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Condor, rio Alegre estrada Condor/Colônia Cash, 28°11'S, 53°27'W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. This specific epithet refers to its large head(capitonia=large head, com cabeça grande).
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Size 146mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio Alegre, rio Palmeira (tributatary to rio Ijuí), rio Passo Fundo.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Alegre (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Palmeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Passo Fundo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Pelotas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) v. 98 (no. 1), 110, Figs. 6-7.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 16:56 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:56)