Description:Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays:
6. Body flattened, strongly depressed in caudal peduncle,
tapering posteriorly from the pectoral fins. Slightly
convex dorsal profile of tip of snout to insertion
of the dorsal fin, declining slightly to become straight
at the end of the caudal peduncle. Previous profile
of head triangular in dorsal view. Conspicuous odontodes
on the head and pre-dorsal region, arranged in rows
on the pterótico compound; developed on the
sides of the head of sexually mature males. The tip
of the snout with small naked area oval not reaching
the more pore infraorbital sensory channel in front
of bottom margin of the muzzle. Crest originated at
the tip of the snout, forked interorbital region.
Couple of divergent crests the parieto-and supraoccipital
pre-dorsal conspicuous; Crest conspicuous in the three
plates situated laterally of each side of pre-dorsal
plates. The upper rim of the orbit protruding, extending
earlier; slot pósorbital with about half of
the eye or little larger; orbit 1.1 times in the interorbital
distance. Eye rounded to oval, partially covered by
a rainbow small diverticulum. Aquarium Care:
As with all Rineloricaria provide long leaved
plants or bamboo stalks for them to hang on to. Diet:
Omnivore. Vegetable food such as cucumber and other
various foods such as tablet, flake and frozen.
Remarks: More information in the referenced
paper (Ghazzi, 2008).Remarks:
More information in the referenced paper (Ghazzi,
Known only from the vicinity of Iraí in Rio
Uruguay basin, Brazil.
2008. Nine new species of the genus Rineloricaria
(Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from Uruguay River, southern
Brazil. Iheringia, Ser. Zool. 98(1):100-122. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors.
2011. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication.