Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Hypostominae Right The genus Hypostomus

Down Summary of Hypostomus
Pronounced hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 35mm, largest 690mm, average 234mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 229 "species" in the database
Keepers 66 species (28%) 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 Most Kept Species
1. Hypostomus soniae (19.7%)
2. Hypostomus plecostomus (15.15%)
3. Hypostomus punctatus (10.17%)
4. Hypostomus faveolus (8.01%)
5. Hypostomus cochliodon (7.14%)
6. Hypostomus sp. (L077) (5.19%)
7. Hypostomus luteus (2.81%)
8. Hypostomus sp. (L229) (2.38%)
9. Hypostomus sp. (L360) (2.16%)
10. Hypostomus sp. (L231) (1.95%)
11. Hypostomus sp. (L517) (1.52%)
Down Genus Thumbnails