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Scientific Name Crossoloricaria cephalaspis  Isbrücker, 1979
Common Name Colombian Mouthbrooding Whiptail
Type Locality Río Magdalena, Colombia (either 11°00'N, 74°50'W; 6°28'N, 74°28'W or 5°15'N, 74°50'W).
Etymology (Greek)Krossoi=tassel + (Latin)lorica, loricare=cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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Size 109mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Magdalena River basin.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Rev. Fr. Aquariol. v. 5 (no. 4) (1978) 102 Figs. 18-19
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Last Update 2006 Dec 07 03:42 (species record created: 2006 Oct 16 08:20)