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  • Pseudancistrus sp. (L056)
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Scientific NamePseudancistrus sp. (L056)   
Common NameL056
EtymologyGreek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite. 
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Size 130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationPseudancistrus is the only genus of the Ancistrini (former Ancistrinae) that lacks evertible cheek plates. Because of this characteristic, it has at times been placed in the Hypostominae.
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DistributionSouth America: Brazil, Amapá, Rio Araguari
Amapa State Waters, Araguari (Amapa) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Registered Keepers(1) Krissy, (2) junglejason (k: 10), (3) mouyichen, (4) recumbent.

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Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2006 Dec 09 07:10 (species record created: 2004 May 15 00:00)