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Scientific Name Loricaria birindellii  Thomas & Sabaj , 2010
Common Names L010, Xingu Lipbrooder
Type Locality Rio Curuá, Iriri-Xingu drainage, near town of Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°19'07''S, 55°05'23''W, Altamira Municipality, Pará State, Brazil.
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 239mm or 9.4" 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: Brazil, Pará, Altamira Municipality, Rio Curuá, Iriri-Xingu drainage, near town of Castelo dos Sonhos
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Breeding Unreported but will, very likely, be a lipbrooder.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia (2010)2:274-283.
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Last Update 2018 Oct 07 07:49 (species record created: 2010 Jun 06 15:17)