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Scientific Name Harttia fowleri  (Pellegrin, 1908)
Common Name L040
Type Locality Camopi River, French Guiana.
Synonym(s) Cteniloricaria fowleri, Oxyloricaria fowleri
Pronunciation foul ler I
Etymology Genus: Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification L040 is also L053. Common in imports from this area.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Oyapock River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 33 (for 25 June 1908), pp 126.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 22 06:17 (species record created: 2005 May 20 00:00)