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Jump to next section Summary of Ancistrini
Pronounced an SISS tree nee
Etymology The ancistrini is a tribe of the subfamily hypostominae. At one time it was a subfamily, ancistrinae, but currently sits a little lower in the scheme of things. It's used here mostly for l-numbers that can't be placed into a currently valid genus. They may, for example, exhibit traits that places it halfway between two established genera or have features common to two genera that were previously thought to be unique.
Size Smallest 100mm, largest 300mm, average 181mm, most commonly 200mm. All SL.
Species There are 9 "species" in the database
Keepers 3 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Ancistrini sp. (L172) (78.57%)
2. Ancistrini sp. (L069) (14.29%)
3. Ancistrini sp. (L252) (7.14%)
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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Ancistrini species

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