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Scientific Name Rineloricaria langei  Ingenito, Ghazzi, Duboc & Abilhoa, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Quatro Varras, rio Iraí, at Fazenda Moura-Daz, downstream Reservoir of rio Iraí - SANEPAR, 49°05'26"W, 25°29'23"S, Paraná, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. The specific name langei is given in honor of Professor Rudolf Bruno Lange, one of the first curators of the zoological collections of Museu de História Natural Capão da Imbuia (MHNCI) during the forties of the Twentieth Century, in which the ichthyological collection is included.
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Size 115mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Head is much broader in males than females.
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Distribution Iraí River, headwater of upper Iguaça River drainage, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu, Upper Iguazu, Iraí (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 356, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:14 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 04:25)