|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria spinulifera Thomas & Py-Daniel, 2008|
|Type Locality||Rio Jauaperi, 8.3 kilometers upstream from confluence with the rio Negro, 9.6 kilometers upstream from S. Francisco, 1°35'08.4''S, 61°28'34.9''W, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather).|
|Size||138mm or 5.4" 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: Rio Negro and from the lower rio Branco downstream to the mouth of the rio Negro, including the lower rio Jauaperi in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco, Lower Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Feeds in nature on insect larvae.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 381, Figs. 2, 3a-c, 4b.|
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|Last Update||2014 Jun 29 09:13 (species record created: 2008 Dec 20 11:26)|