|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria pumila Thomas & Py-Daniel, 2008|
|Type Locality||Rio Pará, 15.5 kilometers downstream of Curralinho, 9.4 kilometers upstream from Paquetá, 1°48'03.0''S, 49°39'53''W, Pará State, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather).|
|Size||81mm or 3.2" 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: Brazil in Rio Amazonas near the mouth of rio Tapajós and rio Pará adjacent to and including lower rio Tocantins.
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Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Lower Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Feeds in nature on insects and their larvae.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Neotrop. ichthyol. vol.6 no.3, pp386, Figs. 3c-d, 4a, 7a-b.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 26 07:40 (species record created: 2008 Dec 20 11:25)|