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  • Pseudancistrus sp. (L056)
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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L056)   
Common Name L056
Etymology Greek, 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.
Identification Pseudancistrus 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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Distribution South America: Brazil, Amapá, Rio Araguari
Amapa State Waters, Araguari (Amapa) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2006 Dec 09 07:10 (species record created: 2004 May 15 00:00)