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Loricariidae
Loricariidae

 

Loricariidae = ( lohr ih care EE id dee )  

This is the largest family with about 700 species and still growing with the onslaught of the L-Numbers.

Can be readily recognised with their overlapping plates covering the body and the downturned suckermouth. Some, but not all, relish a vegetarian diet.

 

 
SCIENTIFIC NAMES
 
A
Acanthicus adonis
Acanthicus hystrix
Acanthicus sp. (L407)
Acestridium dichromum
Acestridium discus
Ancistomus feldbergae
Ancistomus snethlageae
Ancistomus spilomma
Ancistomus sp. (L163)
Ancistomus sp. (L208)
Ancistomus sp. (L387) 
Ancistomus sp. (L424)
Ancistomus sp. (L430)
Ancistrinae sp. (L068)
Ancistrinae sp. (L082)
Ancistomus wernekei
Ancistrus aguaboensis
Ancistrus brevifilis
Ancistrus cf. cirrhosus  
Ancistrus cf. temminckii
Ancistrus claro
Ancistrus dolichopterus
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus
Ancistrus macrophthalmus
Ancistrus marcapatae
Ancistrus martini
Ancistrus minutus
Ancistrus multispinis
Ancistrus pirareta
Ancistrus punctatus
Ancistrus ranunculus
Ancistrus sp. 'albino'
Ancistrus sp. "Crique Petit Laussat"
Ancistrus sp. "Gold Spot"
Ancistrus sp. (L071) 
Ancistrus sp. (L088)
Ancistrus sp. (L107)   
Ancistrus sp. (L110)   
Ancistrus sp. (L144)
Ancistrus sp. (L159)
Ancistrus sp. (L180)   
Ancistrus sp. (L184) 
Ancistrus sp. (L213)
Ancistrus sp. (L255)   
Ancistrus sp. (L309)
Ancistrus sp. (L338)  
Ancistrus sp. (L344) 
Ancistrus sp. (L370)  
Ancistrus sp. (L393)
Ancistrus sp. (L464)
Ancistrus sp. (L486)
Ancistrus sp. (LDA072)  
Ancistrus sp. 'Rio Paraguay'
Ancistrus sp. 'Puerto Ayacucho'
Ancistrus sp. 'Rio Tocantins' 
Ancistrus sp. 'Rio Ucayali' 
Ancistrus sp. 'super red'
Ancistrus sp. 'tortoiseshell'  
Ancistrus tamboensis
Ancistrus temminckii
Ancistrus triradiatus  
Aphanotorulus ammophilus  
Aphanotorulus unicolor
Apistoloricaria ommation
 
B
Baryancistrus beggini 
Baryancistrus chrysolomus
Baryancistrus demantoides
Baryancistrus niveatus
Baryancistrus sp. (L003)
Baryancistrus sp. (L081)
Baryancistrus sp. (L142/LDA033)
Baryancistrus xanthellus
Brochiloricaria chauliodon
 
C
Chaetostoma dorsale
Chaetostoma formosae
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum
Chaetostoma milesi
Chaetostoma cf. milesi
Chaetostoma sovichthys
Chaetostoma sp. (L455)
Chaetostoma sp. (L456)
Chaetostoma sp. (L457)
Chaetostoma tachiraense
Chaetostoma venezuelae
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis
Crossoloricaria venezuelae
Cteniloricaria platystoma
 
D
Dasyloricaria filamentosa
Dasyloricaria seminuda
Dekeyseria brachyura
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha
Dekeyseria sp. (L052)
Delturus sp. (L238)
Dolichancistrus fuesslii
Dolichancistrus setosus
 
F
Farlowella acus
Farlowella amazonum
Farlowella gracilis
Farlowella hahni
Farlowella knerii
Farlowella mariaelenae
Farlowella paraguayensis
Farlowella platorynchus
Farlowella vittata
 
G
Guyanancistrus cf. brevispinis
Guyanancistrus sp. (1)
 
H
Harttia fluminensis
Harttia guianensis
Harttia kronei
Harttia surinamensis
Hemiancistrus guahiborum
Hemiancistrus medians
Hemiancistrus megalopteryx
Hemiancistrus sp (L128)
Hemiancistrus sp. (L147)
Hemiancistrus subviridis
Hemiloricaria beni
Hemiloricaria eigenmanni
Hemiloricaria fallax
Hemiloricaria formosa
Hemiloricaria hasemani
Hemiloricaria lanceolata
Hemiloricaria melini
Hemiloricaria parva
Hemiloricaria sp. "Barcelos"
Hemiloricaria teffeana
Hemiloricaria wolfei
Hemiodontichthys acipenserinus
Hisonotus aky
Hisonotus charrua
Hisonotus leucofrenatus
Hisonotus nigricauda
Hisonotus notatus
Hopliancistrus sp. (L017)
Hypancistrus contradens
Hypancistrus debilittera
Hypancistrus furunculus
Hypancistrus inspector 
Hypancistrus lunaorum
Hypancistrus margaritatus
Hypancistrus sp. 'Hybrid'
Hypancistrus sp. (L004)
Hypancistrus sp. (L066)
Hypancistrus sp. (L070)
Hypancistrus sp. (L136)
Hypancistrus sp. (L173)
Hypancistrus sp. (L173b)
Hypancistrus sp. (L174)  
Hypancistrus sp. (L201)
Hypancistrus sp. (L236)
Hypancistrus sp. (L260)
Hypancistrus sp. (L262)
Hypancistrus sp. (L270)
Hypancistrus sp. (L287)
Hypancistrus sp. (L297)
Hypancistrus sp. (L316)
Hypancistrus sp. (L318)
Hypancistrus sp. (L333)
Hypancistrus sp. (L340)
Hypancistrus sp. (L399)
Hypancistrus sp. (L400)
Hypancistrus sp. (L401)
Hypancistrus sp. (L411)
Hypancistrus sp. (L450)
Hypancistrus sp. (L470)
Hypancistrus sp. "Lower Rio Xingu"
Hypancistrus sp. 'Rio Guaviare'
Hypancistrus sp. 'Rio Padauari'
Hypancistrus zebra  
Hypoptopoma guianense
Hypoptopoma gulare
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum  
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
Hypoptopoma sp. (2)
Hypoptopoma sp. (3)
Hypoptopoma sp. 'Peru'  
Hypoptopoma sp. 'Peru' (2)  
Hypoptopoma sp. "Peru White"  
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
Hypostomus affinis
Hypostomus arecuta
Hypostomus basilisko
Hypostomus borellii
Hypostomus boulengeri
Hypostomus cf. cochliodon (Paraguay and middle Paraná River basins)
Hypostomus cf. cochliodon (Rio Tocantins system, L050)
Hypostomus cf. ericius 
Hypostomus cochliodon
Hypostomus commersoni  
Hypostomus corantijni
Hypostomus cordovae
Hypostomus faveolus
Hypostomus gymnorhynchus
Hypostomus hemiurus
Hypostomus hondae
Hypostomus laplatae
Hypostomus latifrons
Hypostomus luteomaculatus
Hypostomus luteus
Hypostomus margaritifer
Hypostomus micromaculatus
Hypostomus nematopterus
Hypostomus paucimaculatus
Hypostomus plecostomoides
Hypostomus plecostomus
Hypostomus punctatus
Hypostomus regani
Hypostomus roseopunctatus
Hypostomus soniae
Hypostomus sp. (1)
Hypostomus sp. 'albino'
Hypostomus sp. (L050)
Hypostomus sp. (L077)
Hypostomus sp. (L087)
Hypostomus sp. (L137)
Hypostomus sp. (L138)  
Hypostomus sp. (L139)
Hypostomus sp. (L227) 
Hypostomus sp. (L229) 
Hypostomus sp. (L233)  
Hypostomus sp. (L246)  
Hypostomus sp. (L266)
Hypostomus sp. (L286)  
Hypostomus sp. (L311)  
Hypostomus sp. (L360)  
Hypostomus taphorni
 
L
Lamontichthys filamentosus
Lamontichthys llanero
Lamontichthys stibaros
Lampiella gibbosa
Lasiancistrus caucanus
Lasiancistrus cf. caucanus (L312)
Lasiancistrus heteracanthus
Lasiancistrus sp. (L033)
Lasiancistrus sp. (L178)  
Lasiancistrus sp. (L228)
Lasiancistrus tentaculatus
Leporacanthicus galaxias
Leporacanthicus heterodon  
Leporacanthicus joselimai  
Leporacanthicus sp. (L240)
Leporacanthicus sp. (L241)
Leporacanthicus sp. (L263)
Leporacanthicus sp. (L314)
Leporacanthicus sp. (L473)
Leporacanthicus triactis
Limatulichthys griseus
Lithoxus bovallii
Lithoxus jantjae
Lithoxus lithoides
Lithoxus planquettei
Lithoxus surinamensis
Loricaria birindellii
Loricararia cataphracta
Loricaria lata
Loricaria luciae
Loricaria lentiginosa
Loricaria nickeriensis
Loricaria parnahybae
Loricaria simillima
Loricaria sp. 'Rio Atabapo'
Loricaria sp. 'Rio Orituco'
Loricariichthys hauxwelli
Loricariichthys maculatus
Loricariichthys platymetopon
 
M
Megalancistrus parananus
Megalancistrus sp. (LDA097)
Metaloricaria nijsseni
Metaloricaria paucidens
 
O
Oligancistrus sp. (L016)
Oligancistrus sp. (L354)
Oligancistrus sp. "Rio Xingu"
Otocinclus affinis
Otocinclus arnoldi
Otocinclus cocama 
Otocinclus flexilis
Otocinclus hoppei
Otocinclus huaorani
Otocinclus macrospilus
Otocinclus mariae
Otocinclus sp. (1)
Otocinclus vestitus
Otocinclus vittatus  
Otothyropsis marapoama
Otothyropsis piribebuy
Oxyropsis acutirostra
Oxyropsis carinata
Oxyropsis wrightiana
 
P
Panaqolus albivermis
Panaqolus albomaculatus
Panaqolus changae
Panaqolus claustellifer
Panaqolus dentex
Panaqolus gnomus
Panaqolus maccus
Panaqolus nix
Panaqolus sp. (L002)
Panaqolus sp. (L169)
Panaqolus sp. (L206)  
Panaqolus sp. (L271)
Panaqolus sp. (L329)
Panaqolus sp. (L341)
Panaqolus sp. (L351)   
Panaqolus sp. (L374)
Panaqolus sp. (L397)
Panaqolus sp. (L403)
Panaqolus sp. (L425)
Panaqolus sp. (L426)
Panaqolus sp. (L453)
Panaqolus sp. (L458)
Panaqolus sp. (L460)
Panaqolus sp. (L465)
Panaqolus sp. (L466)
Panaqolus sp. (LDA067)
Panaqolus tankei
Panaque armbrusteri
Panaque bathyphilus
Panaque cochliodon
Panaque nigrolineatus  
Panaque schaeferi
Panaque sp. (L191)
Panaque sp. (L330)
Panaque titan  
Parancistrus aurantiacus
Parancistrus nudiventris
Pareiorhaphis hystrix
Pareiorhaphis splendens
Pareiorhaphis steindachneri
Parotocinclus britskii
Parotocinclus eppleyi
Parotocinclus haroldoi
Parotocinclus jumbo  
Parotocinclus maculicauda
Parotocinclus spilisoma
Parotocinclus sp. "Pernambuco"
Peckoltia braueri
Peckoltia brevis
Peckoltia caenosa
Peckoltia cavatica
Peckoltia compta
Peckoltia furcata
Peckoltia lineola
Peckoltia lujani
Peckoltia multispinis  
Peckoltia oligospila
Peckoltia otali
Peckoltia pankimpuju
Peckoltia sabaji  
Peckoltia sp. "Amapa"  
Peckoltia sp. (L008)
Peckoltia sp. (L009) 
Peckoltia sp. (L038) 
Peckoltia sp. (L055)  
Peckoltia sp. (L072)  
Peckoltia sp. (L076)
Peckoltia sp. (L080) 
Peckoltia sp. (L103) 
Peckoltia sp. (L140)
Peckoltia sp. (L209)  
Peckoltia sp. (L265) 
Peckoltia sp. (L278) 
Peckoltia sp. (L288)  
Peckoltia sp. (L377) 
Peckoltia sp. (L451) 
Peckoltia sp. (L477) 
Peckoltia sp. (LDA81)
Peckoltia sp. "Río Paru"
Peckoltia sp. "Río San Julian"  
Peckoltia sp. "Rio Tocantins"
Peckoltia vittata
Peckoltichthys bachi
Planiloricaria cryptodon
Pogonopoma wertheimeri
Proloricaria prolixa
Pseudacanthicus histrix
Pseudacanthicus leopardus
Pseudacanthicus pitanga
Pseudacanthicus pirarara
Pseudacanthicus serratus
Pseudacanthicus spinosus  
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L065)
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L097) 
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L114)  
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L185)  
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L273)
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L282)  
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L320) 
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L380)
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L427)  
Pseudacanthicus sp. (L452)
Pseudacanthicus sp. (LDA105)  
Pseudancistrus asurini
Pseudancistrus corantijniensis
Pseudancistrus niger
Pseudancistrus nigrescens
Pseudancistrus sp. (L056)
Pseudancistrus sp. (L259)
Pseudancistrus zawadzkii
Pseudohemiodon apithanos
Pseudohemiodon laticeps
Pseudohemiodon sp. "Peru 1"  
Pseudohemiodon sp. "Venezuela"
Pseudolithoxus anthrax
Pseudolithoxus dumus
Pseudolithoxus tigris
Pseudoloricaria laeviuscula
Pseudorinelepis genibarbus
Pseudorinelepis sp. (L152)
Pseudotothyris janeirensis
Pterosturisoma microps
Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii 
Pterygoplichthys anisitsi  
Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus
Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps
Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus
Pterygoplichthys pardalis  
Pterygoplichthys punctatus
Pterygoplichthys scrophus
Pterygoplichthys sp (albino)
Pterygoplichthys sp. "Gold"
Pterygoplichthys undecimalis
Pterygoplichthys weberi
 
R
Rhinelepsis aspera
Rhinelepis strigosa
Rhinolekos capetinga
Rineloricaria anhaguapitan
Rineloricaria anitae
Rineloricaria capitonia
Rineloricaria latirostris
Rineloricaria microlepidogaster
Rineloricaria morrowi
Rineloricaria reisi
Rineloricaria sanga
Rineloricaria setepovos
Rineloricaria sp. aff. latirostris  
Rineloricaria sp. (L010a)
Rineloricaria sp. "Misiones 1"
Rineloricaria sp. "Paraná 1"
Rineloricaria sp. "Paraná 11"  
Rineloricaria sp. "Paraná 111"  
Rineloricaria stellata
Rineloricaria tropeira
Rineloricaria zaina
 
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