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Scientific Name Loricaria birindellii  Thomas & Sabaj Pérez, 2010
Common Names L010, Xingu Lipbrooder
Type Locality Rio Curuá, Iriri-Xingu drainage, near town of Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°19'07''S, 55°05'23''W, Altamira Municipality, Pará State, Brazil.
Pronunciation lorry CAR ee ah
Etymology (Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
Article - CotM 2018 October
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Size 239mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification When 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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Distribution South 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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported but will, very likely, be a lipbrooder.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Copeia 2010 (no. 2), pp 276, Figs. 2, 3B, 4B-C, 5, 6.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:35 (species record created: 2010 Jun 06 15:17)