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Scientific Name Rineloricaria stellata  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Ijuí, arroio afluente do rio Ijuí, estrada de São Luiz Gonzaga/Ituí, 28°23'S, 53°55'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 literally means small star(stellata=small star) and refers to the small pores of the lateral line.
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Size 110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Buricá, rio Ijuí, rio Piratini and rio Ibicuí of the Rio Uruguay basin in Brazil.
La Plata, Uruguay, Middle Uruguay, Ijuí (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Buricá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Piratini (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Middle Uruguay, Ibicuí (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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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) v. 98 (no. 1), pp 112, Fig. 8.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:24 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:59)