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Scientific Name Rineloricaria microlepidota  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Name
Type Locality Juruá River, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Loricaria microlepidota
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 145mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Originally as Loricaria lima var. microlepidota
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Distribution Juruá River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Juruá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien v. 44 (no. 10), pp154 [3].
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 17:06 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:03)