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Scientific Name Rineloricaria thrissoceps  (Fowler, 1943)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Santa Lucia, Canelones [Uruguay].
Synonym(s) Loricaria thrissoceps
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 106mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Santa Lucia River basin, Uruguay.
La Plata, Santa Lucia (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 95, pp322, Figs. 13-15.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 17:09 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:12)