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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Loricaria

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Max. Length 32.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria apeltogaster
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South America
Max. Length 36.5 cm TL
Loricaria birindellii Thomas & Sabaj Pérez, 2010

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Loricaria birindellii
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South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL
Loricaria cataphracta Linnaeus, 1758

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Loricaria cataphracta
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Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Loricaria clavipinna
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Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria coximensis
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Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria holmbergi
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South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Loricaria lata Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

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Loricaria lata
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Max. Length 51.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria lentiginosa
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South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL
Loricaria luciae Thomas, Rodriguez, Carvallaro, Froehlich & Macedo Corrêa e Castro, 2013

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Loricaria luciae
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Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria lundbergi
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Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Loricaria nickeriensis
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South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Loricaria parnahybae Steindachner, 1907

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Loricaria parnahybae
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Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Loricaria piracicabae
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Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Loricaria pumila
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South America
Max. Length 26.4 cm SL
Loricaria simillima Regan, 1904

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Loricaria simillima
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Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria spinulifera
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South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Loricaria tucumanensis Isbrücker, 1979

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Loricaria tucumanensis
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17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Loricaria apeltogaster South America 32.4 SL 1895
Loricaria birindellii South America 36.5 TL 2010
Loricaria cataphracta South America 29.5 SL 1758
Loricaria clavipinna South America 18 SL 1940
Loricaria coximensis South America 9.4 SL 2012
Loricaria holmbergi South America 11.8 SL 2005
Loricaria lata South America 27 SL 1889
Loricaria lentiginosa South America 51.4 SL 1979
Loricaria luciae South America 18.9 SL 2013
Loricaria lundbergi South America 13.8 SL 2008
Loricaria nickeriensis South America 12 SL 1979
Loricaria parnahybae South America 16 SL 1907
Loricaria piracicabae South America 17 SL 1907
Loricaria pumila South America 8.1 SL 2008
Loricaria simillima South America 26.4 SL 1904
Loricaria spinulifera South America 13.8 SL 2008
Loricaria tucumanensis South America 12.1 SL 1979



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