|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus cochliodon Kner, 1854|
|Common Names||LDA051, Cochliodon Pleco
|Type Locality||Rio Cuiabá, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss - cock LEE oh don|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. From the Latin, coclea (coch-), for spoon, and the Greek, odon, for tooth in reference to the fact that the teeth are about half as spoon shaped as those of wood-specializing members of the Hypostomus cochliodon group.|
|Size||230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Very similar to L137 from the Rio Tapajos and similar to L310 from Bahia; both in Brazil. Previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque). See link below.|
|Distribution||South America: Paraguay and middle Paraná River basins.
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|pH||6.3 - 7.2|
|Temperature||21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Other Parameters||dH 10-18.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wienv. 7 - pp265  - Pl. 2 (fig. 1)|
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|Last Update||2010 Oct 03 02:39 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|