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Scientific NameLoricaria birindellii  Thomas & Sabaj , 2010
Common NameL010
Type LocalityRio Curuá, Iriri-Xingu drainage, near town of Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°19'07''S, 55°05'23''W, Altamira Municipality, Pará State, Brazil.
Pronunciationlorry CAR ee ah
Etymology(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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Size 239mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationWhen young, Loricaria spp. can be differentiated from the similar Rineloricaria spp. by their more feathered sucker-mouths. In adults this difference is considerably more evident.
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DistributionSouth America: Brazil, Pará, Altamira Municipality, Rio Curuá, Iriri-Xingu drainage, near town of Castelo dos Sonhos
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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BreedingUnreported but will, very likely, be a lipbrooder.
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ReferencesCopeia (2010)2:274-283.
Registered Keepers(1) Steffen, (2) Natey22, (3) ilansanin.

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Breeding Reports(1) Natey22 (b: 8).
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Last Update2014 Jun 29 10:27 (species record created: 2010 Jun 06 15:17)