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

(See list of species below)



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17 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 32.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria apeltogaster
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South America
Max. Length 23.9 cm SL

 
Loricaria birindellii
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South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Loricaria cataphracta
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Loricaria clavipinna
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South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria coximensis
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South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria holmbergi
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Photo by Greco, F.M.

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

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Loricaria lata
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South America
Max. Length 51.4 cm SL

 
Loricaria lentiginosa
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South America
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Loricaria luciae
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South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria lundbergi
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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Loricaria nickeriensis
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Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Loricaria parnahybae
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South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Loricaria piracicabae
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South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Loricaria pumila
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Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Loricaria simillima
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South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Loricaria spinulifera
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South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Loricaria tucumanensis
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17 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Loricaria
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1895 Loricaria apeltogaster South America 32.4 SL
2010 Loricaria birindellii South America 23.9 SL
1758 Loricaria cataphracta South America 29.5 SL
1940 Loricaria clavipinna South America 18 SL
2012 Loricaria coximensis South America 9.4 SL
2005 Loricaria holmbergi South America 11.8 SL
1889 Loricaria lata South America 27 SL
1979 Loricaria lentiginosa South America 51.4 SL
2013 Loricaria luciae South America 18.9 SL
2008 Loricaria lundbergi South America 13.8 SL
1979 Loricaria nickeriensis South America 12 SL
1907 Loricaria parnahybae South America 16 SL
1907 Loricaria piracicabae South America 17 SL
2008 Loricaria pumila South America 8.1 SL
1904 Loricaria simillima South America 26.4 SL
2008 Loricaria spinulifera South America 13.8 SL
1979 Loricaria tucumanensis South America 12.1 SL



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