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  • Loricaria lentiginosa
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Scientific Name Loricaria lentiginosa  Isbrücker, 1979
Common Name
Type Locality High basin of Rio Paraná, Represa de Volta Grande, Rio Grande, Sao Paulo, e. Brazil.
Synonym(s) Proloricaria lentiginosa
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 290mm or 11.4" 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.
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Distribution South America: Upper Paraná River basin
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Rev. Fr. Aquariol. v. 5 (no. 4) (1978) 97 Figs. 9, 10
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Last Update 2006 Jul 28 08:55 (species record created: 2002 Mar 11 00:00)