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Scientific Name Crossoloricaria sp. `PERU`   
Common Name
Etymology (Greek)Krossoi=tassel + (Latin)lorica, loricare=cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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General Remarks The placement of this species in Crossoloricaria is tentative, and in fact this species appears to be quite different from other known Crossoloricaria. In particular, no other species has as long a rostrum as this. It resembles Pseudohemiodon in body pattern, but lacks the plates on the abdomen. It is possibly an undescribed genus.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2011 Jan 20 14:27 (species record created: 2008 Sep 14 16:05)