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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. 
Down arrow Species Information
Size 193mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down arrow Habitat Information
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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)