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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria clavipinna Fowler, 1940|
|Type Locality||Contamana, Ucayali River basin, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather).|
|Size||180mm or 7.1" 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.|
|Distribution||South America: Amazon River basin.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 91 (for 1939), pp 247, Figs. 44-47.|
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|Last Update||2014 Aug 18 03:47 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 17:12)|