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Scientific Name Rhadinoloricaria condei  (Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1986)
Common Name Querbart-Hexenwels (Germany)
Type Locality Río Napo basin (upper Amazon), Napo Province, Ecuador.
Synonym(s) Apistoloricaria condei
Etymology Greek, rhadinos, -e, -on = soft, flexible + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; 
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Size 141mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Sexual dimorphism is apparent through differentiated lip structure. The lip surfaces of the male are rather papillose while those of the female are filamentous.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon drainage, Napo River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture They inhabit sand substrates and are morphologically adapted to this habitat. Found in turbid and dark waters, in moderately fast flowing streams, between 2 to 10 meters deep. No submerged vegetation is present, and the bottom consists of sand, mud, dead leaves, twigs, branches, and trunks.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium. They are abdomino-lip brooders. Eggs are laid in a single layered mass, and are attached to the surface of the lower lip and abdomen of the male.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 12 (no. 4) (1985), pp 104, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:28 (species record created: 2009 Dec 21 12:46)