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

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63 species (see list below)

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Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Rineloricaria aequalicuspis Reis & Cardoso, 2001

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Rineloricaria aequalicuspis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria altipinnis
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Rineloricaria anhaguapitan Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria anhaguapitan
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Rineloricaria anitae Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria anitae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Rineloricaria aurata
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 23.9 cm SL
Rineloricaria baliola Rodriguez & Reis, 2008

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria baliola
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria beni
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Rineloricaria cacerensis
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Rineloricaria cadeae (Hensel, 1868)

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria cadeae
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL
Rineloricaria capitonia Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria capitonia
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Rineloricaria caracasensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria castroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm

 
Rineloricaria catamarcensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria cubataonis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria daraha
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Rineloricaria eigenmanni (Pellegrin, 1908)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rineloricaria eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Prins, E.

South America
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL
Rineloricaria fallax (Steindachner, 1915)

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Rineloricaria fallax
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm

 
Rineloricaria felipponei
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Rineloricaria formosa Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Rineloricaria formosa
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Rineloricaria hasemani Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Rineloricaria hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria henselii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria heteroptera
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria hoehnei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria isaaci
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm

 
Rineloricaria jaraguensis
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W./E. Laaz

South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Rineloricaria jubata (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Aguirre, W./E. Laaz
 
Rineloricaria jubata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria konopickyi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Rineloricaria kronei
[]

Photo by Prins, E.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm
Rineloricaria lanceolata (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Rineloricaria lanceolata
[Chocolate-colored catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria langei
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Rineloricaria latirostris (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Rineloricaria latirostris
[]
No picture found
South America.

 
Rineloricaria lima
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL
Rineloricaria longicauda Reis, 1983

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria longicauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria maacki
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm
Rineloricaria magdalenae (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Rineloricaria magdalenae
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Rineloricaria malabarbai Rodriguez & Reis, 2008

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria malabarbai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria maquinensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Rineloricaria melini (Schindler, 1959)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rineloricaria melini
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Rineloricaria microlepidogaster (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria microlepidogaster
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm

 
Rineloricaria microlepidota
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./A.M. Miquelarena

South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Rineloricaria misionera Rodríguez & Miquelarena, 2005

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./A.M. Miquelarena
 
Rineloricaria misionera
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm
Rineloricaria morrowi Fowler, 1940

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rineloricaria morrowi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria nigricauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria osvaldoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm

 
Rineloricaria pareiacantha
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Rineloricaria parva (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rineloricaria parva
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Rineloricaria pentamaculata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria phoxocephala
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria platyura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria quadrensis
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Rineloricaria reisi Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria reisi
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Rineloricaria sanga Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria sanga
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Rineloricaria setepovos Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria setepovos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm

 
Rineloricaria sneiderni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Rineloricaria steindachneri
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Rineloricaria stellata Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria stellata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Rineloricaria stewarti
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Rineloricaria strigilata (Hensel, 1868)

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Rineloricaria strigilata
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Rineloricaria teffeana (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Rineloricaria teffeana
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm

 
Rineloricaria thrissoceps
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Rineloricaria tropeira Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria tropeira
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm

 
Rineloricaria wolfei
[]

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.

South America
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Rineloricaria zaina Ghazzi, 2008

Photo by Ghazzi, M.S.
 
Rineloricaria zaina
[]
63 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Rineloricaria
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2001 Rineloricaria aequalicuspis South America 16.1 SL
1925 Rineloricaria altipinnis Central America 15.4 SL
2008 Rineloricaria anhaguapitan South America 12.6 SL
2008 Rineloricaria anitae South America 11.7 SL
2003 Rineloricaria aurata South America
2008 Rineloricaria baliola South America 23.9 SL
1924 Rineloricaria beni South America 7.8 SL
1912 Rineloricaria cacerensis South America
1868 Rineloricaria cadeae South America 12.8 SL
2008 Rineloricaria capitonia South America 19.2 SL
1862 Rineloricaria caracasensis South America
1984 Rineloricaria castroi South America 16 SL
1895 Rineloricaria catamarcensis South America 11
1907 Rineloricaria cubataonis South America 5.4 SL
2008 Rineloricaria daraha South America 20.1 SL
1908 Rineloricaria eigenmanni South America 10.2 SL
1915 Rineloricaria fallax South America 15.7 SL
1943 Rineloricaria felipponei South America 11.3
1979 Rineloricaria formosa South America 15.2 SL
1979 Rineloricaria hasemani South America 13.7 SL
1907 Rineloricaria henselii South America 7.5 SL
1976 Rineloricaria heteroptera South America 13.3 SL
1912 Rineloricaria hoehnei South America 5.8 SL
2008 Rineloricaria isaaci South America 10.2 SL
1909 Rineloricaria jaraguensis South America 18.5
1902 Rineloricaria jubata South America 21 SL
1879 Rineloricaria konopickyi South America 9.6 SL
1911 Rineloricaria kronei South America
1868 Rineloricaria lanceolata Chocolate-colored catfish South America 9.5
2008 Rineloricaria langei South America 11.6 SL
1900 Rineloricaria latirostris South America 36 TL
1853 Rineloricaria lima South America.
1983 Rineloricaria longicauda South America 13.2 SL
2008 Rineloricaria maacki South America 13.6 SL
1879 Rineloricaria magdalenae South America 20
2008 Rineloricaria malabarbai South America 9.3 SL
2001 Rineloricaria maquinensis South America 8.5 SL
1959 Rineloricaria melini South America 13 SL
1904 Rineloricaria microlepidogaster South America 19.3 SL
1907 Rineloricaria microlepidota South America 14.5
2005 Rineloricaria misionera South America 9.7 SL
1940 Rineloricaria morrowi South America 16.5
1904 Rineloricaria nigricauda South America 6.5 SL
2008 Rineloricaria osvaldoi South America 16.8 SL
1943 Rineloricaria pareiacantha South America 10
1895 Rineloricaria parva South America 11 SL
1994 Rineloricaria pentamaculata South America
1889 Rineloricaria phoxocephala South America 15 SL
1849 Rineloricaria platyura South America 14 SL
1983 Rineloricaria quadrensis South America 14.7 SL
2008 Rineloricaria reisi South America 19.8 SL
2008 Rineloricaria sanga South America 9.9 SL
2008 Rineloricaria setepovos South America 10.6 SL
1944 Rineloricaria sneiderni South America 18
1904 Rineloricaria steindachneri South America 19 TL
2008 Rineloricaria stellata South America 10.9 SL
1909 Rineloricaria stewarti South America 10 SL
1868 Rineloricaria strigilata South America 13.9 SL
1879 Rineloricaria teffeana South America 14 SL
1943 Rineloricaria thrissoceps South America 10.6
2008 Rineloricaria tropeira South America 10.3 SL
1940 Rineloricaria wolfei South America 14.9
2008 Rineloricaria zaina South America 13.9 SL



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