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Scientific Name Rineloricaria wolfei  Fowler, 1940
Common Names White Spined Whiptail
Bredpigget Piskehalemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Contamana, Río Ucayali basin, Peru.
Synonym(s) Hemiloricaria wolfei
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 149mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Ucayali River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 91 (for 1939), pp 241, Figs. 33-35.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 03 02:34 (species record created: 2010 Jun 03 13:17)