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lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

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lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby smartcloud » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:43 am

Found this one at my lfs annonced as a royal loricaria... don't think so ! Anybody ?

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby racoll » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:55 am

No idea what "royal loricaria" is supposed to mean, but this looks like a Pseudohemiodon.

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby macvsog23 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:53 am

I agree poss belly shot to get a better idear a few of the P hemies look the same from the top

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby Norman » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:27 pm

Hi,

This is definately a Pseudohemiodon species.
The bodyshape is similar to P. lamina but has a different coloration.
Do you know where they come from?

@mac: What do you expect with a shot of abdominal region?

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby smartcloud » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:06 am

Not sure for the fish's locality, it as ben shipped from a merchand in Colombia.

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby smartcloud » Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:09 am

I done some search about Pseudohemiodon lamina. It is absolutely the correct loricarid.

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby Norman » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:21 am

Hi,

I don't think so - I think it will be a similar species, but not the same.
P. lamina comes Peru and will not exportet from colombia.

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby racoll » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:57 am

Norman, is Crossoloricaria cephalaspis a possibility?

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby macvsog23 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:23 am

@mac: What do you expect with a shot of abdominal region?

I have several Hemi,s and all have very distinctive mouths and undersides.

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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby macvsog23 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:23 am

racoll wrote:Norman, is Crossoloricaria cephalaspis a possibility?


Hi i gave that a thought but the head shape to me seems different
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Re: lfs tels it's à Royal loricaria !!!

Postby Norman » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:31 am

Hi Racoll,

No, it looks like a typical Pseudohemiodon species.
C. cephalaspis has a different body shape, like a small head. Next to shape, the coloration of all described Crossoloricaria is very precisious.
I know, there is no described species of the genus Pseudohemiodon in colombia. So I think it could be a new species, closely related to P. lamina.


Hi Mac,

All Pseudohemiodon are very similar with its abdominal cover. All species are completely plated (Crossoloricaria aren't). The shape of the mouth differs a bit by length of maxiallary barbels as well as the amount of fringed barbels. But I think the known species of the described we can determine by bodyshape and coloration. Unfortunately we don't know like Pseudohemiodon amazonus from Brasil and Pseudohemiodon devincenzii from Uruguay will look. I will check if I find the description at home.

so long
Norman


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