|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria luciae Thomas, Rodriguez, Carvallaro, Froehlich & Macedo Corrêa E Castro, 2013|
|Common Names||Lucias Whiptail
Lucias Sandmalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Paraná basin, Corrientes Province, rio Paraná (left bank) at private park (Club San Martin) near town of Perichon, North of Rt. 12, northeast of Corrientes, 27°25’6.94"S, 58°45’27.47"W, Argentina.|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). luciae: Named for Dr. Lúcia H. Rapp Py-Daniel, Curator of Fishes at Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, for her many contributions Neotropical ichthyology, particularly loricariid taxonomy and systematics.|
|Size||189mm or 7.4" 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: throughout the rio Paraguay basin of Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay, south to its confluence with the rio Paraná in Argentina.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa 3745 (no. 3), pp 366, Figs. 1A, 2-4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Nov 13 12:10 (species record created: 2014 Oct 07 13:53)|