|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Lasiancistrus saetiger Armbruster, J, 2005|
|Type Locality||Brazil, Pará, rio Guamá near Ourém, 1°34'07''S, 47°10'08''W (purchased from an aquarium dealer and the coordinates are for his house on the edge of the river).|
|Pronunciation||LASS ee an SISS truss|
|Etymology||Greek, lasios, -a, -on = hairy + Greek, agkistron = hook This specific epithet literally means bristle bearing (saetiger=bristle bearing) and refers to the odontodes present in this species.|
|Size||130mm (5.1") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Imported and sold for a long time as Lasiancistrus scolymus, this fish became an l-number when that identification was proven incorrect, this lasted for only a relatively short time until the fish was described at the end of 2005.|
|Distribution||Lasiancistrus saetiger is known from a single collection of fishes from the rio Guamá, a tributary of the rio Capim, a drainage that enters the Atlantic just southeast of the mouth of the Amazon.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Capim, Guamá (click on these areas to find other species found there) (Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution)
|References||Neotrop. ichthyol. vol.3 no.4 Porto Alegre Oct./Dec. 2005|
|Registered Keepers||(1) Daniel Machado.
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 24 11:36 (species record created: 2005 Jul 18 00:00)|