Loricariidae

plural noun Lor·i·ca·ri·idae

Definition of Loricariidae

  1. :  a family of small South American armored catfishes having the sides and back covered with angular bony plates, the air bladder with a bony capsule, and the mouth small and with thick fringed lips

loricarioid

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of loricariidae

New Latin, from Loricaria, type genus + -idae


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