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  • Loricaria tucumanensis
  • Loricaria tucumanensis
  • Loricaria tucumanensis
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Scientific Name Loricaria tucumanensis  Isbrücker, 1979
Common Name
Type Locality San Miguel de Tucúman, 26°47'S, 65°15'W, Argentina.
Pronunciation lorry CAR ee ah
Etymology (Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification When young, Loricaria spp. can be differentiated from the similar Rineloricaria spp. by their more feathered sucker-mouths. In adults this difference is considerably more evident.
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Distribution Dulce River basin, Argentina.

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 5 (no. 4) (1978), pp98, Figs. 14.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:32 (species record created: 2012 Mar 13 14:55)