Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Loricariinae Right Arrow Rineloricaria

Down arrow Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Rineloricaria heteroptera  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1976
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Near Manaus, Amazon River, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Leliella heteroptera
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
Down arrow Species Information
Size 133mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Amazon River basin, near Manaus, Brazil.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Preto da Eva (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Machado (Jiparana) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down arrow Husbandry Information
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Zoologischer Anzeiger v. 196 (no. 1-2), pp 112, Figs. 1-4.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
Forum BBCode
More on Rineloricaria heteroptera
Look up AquaticRepublic.com Look up Rineloricaria heteroptera on AquaticRepublic.com
Look up on Fishbase Look up Rineloricaria heteroptera on Fishbase
Look up on Encyclopedia of Life Look up Rineloricaria heteroptera on Encyclopedia of Life
Look up on Global Biodiversity Information Facility Look up Rineloricaria heteroptera on Global Biodiversity Information Facility
' LFS label creator.
Hits 5809 hits.
Last Update 2020 Oct 22 03:43 (species record created: 2011 Feb 02 16:51)