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  • Loricaria parnahybae
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Scientific Name Loricaria parnahybae  Steindachner, 1907
Common Name Parnahyba Whiptail
Type Locality Rio Parnahyba, Victoria, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Loricaria piauhiae
Pronunciation lorry CAR ee ah
Etymology (Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). Named for the Rio Parnahyba in Victoria, Brazil.
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Size 160mm or 6.3" 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.

L. parnahybae has a longer snout than the otherwise similar L. simillima.
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Distribution South America: Coastal rivers of northeastern Brazil and French Guiana.
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Guamá (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.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 44 (no. 10) (for 25 Apr. 1907), pp 153 [2].
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 08:24 (species record created: 2006 Apr 09 00:00)