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Scientific Name Rineloricaria pentamaculata  Langeani & de Araujo, 1994
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Rio Turvo, Ourinhos, Upper Paraná River drainage, São Paulo, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Distribution Turvo River basin in São Paulo State, Brazil
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Grande (Parana basin), Turvo (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Communicações do Museu de Ciêcias da PUCRS No. 7, pp153, Figs. 2, 2A.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:46 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:07)