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Scientific Name Hemiancistrus landoni  Eigenmann, 1916
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Type Locality Naranjito, Ecuador.
Etymology Greek, hemi = the half. While the Greek, agkistron = hook, is thought to be the root of the term ancistrus, hemiancistrus can be taken to mean that these species have a part (not exactly HALF) of the features of the genus Ancistrus, but not ALL of the features. 
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guayas River basin.
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Guayas (Ecuador) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Carnegie Mus.v. 10 (nos. 1-2) - pp84
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Last Update 2006 Aug 21 01:51 (species record created: 2004 Aug 05 00:00)