Rhinolekos capetinga Roxo, Ochoa, Silva & Oliveira, 2015
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Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Max. size:  3.91 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  South America: Córrego da Branca and córrego Roncador, rio Tocantins basin in Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 6-6; Vertebrae: 31-31. Description: Dorsal fin ii,6-7; anal fin i,5; pectoral fin i,5-6; pelvic fin i,5 (Ref. 99822).
Biology:  Occurs on flat areas of the córrego da Branca and córrego Roncador, rio Tocantins basin, in areas with shallow clear waters, about 1 m depth and median to fast current flow. Found in association with the vegetation that covers the bottom and the border of the headwaters (Ref. 99822).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Found in two localities at the córrego da Branca and one locality at the córrego Roncador, all drainages of the rio Tocantizinho, rio Tocantins basin. This is the first species of this genus in the Amazon basin (Ref. 99822).

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.12.16

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