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  • Rineloricaria microlepidogaster
  • Rineloricaria microlepidogaster
  • Rineloricaria microlepidogaster
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Scientific Name Rineloricaria microlepidogaster  (Regan, 1904)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Loricaria microlepidogaster
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 193mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraná River and Uruguay River: Argentina and Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 5.8 - 7.8
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 3, no. 1), pp:283, Pl. 15 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 17:04 (species record created: 2009 Aug 18 13:25)