Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hypostominae Right Arrow The genus Hypostomus

Down arrow Summary of Hypostomus
Pronounced hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 35mm, largest 690mm, average 235mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 219 "species" in the database
Keepers 61 species (27%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Distribution

Log in to view data on a map.
Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Hypostomus soniae (19.68%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (16.02%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (10.76%)
4. Hypostomus faveolus (8.01%)
5. Hypostomus cochliodon (7.32%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (5.26%)
7. Hypostomus luteus (2.29%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.29%)
9. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (2.06%)
10. Hypostomus sp. (L517) (1.6%)
11. Hypostomus regani (1.6%)
Down arrow Genus Thumbnails