|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus hemicochliodon Armbruster, 2003|
|Type Locality||4.54 kilometers from Iquitos center, 269 degree bearing, 3°45'07''S, 73°16'59''W. Río Amazonas drainage at Pampa Chica, Río Nanay, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. From the Latin, hemi, for half, 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||209mm or 8.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Distinguished from all other members of Hypostomus cochliodon group except H. sculpodon by having a medium-sized buccal papilla, intermediately developed teeth and a large patch of odontodes on the opercle. Differs from H. sculpodon by its dark brown color with closely spaced spots, by having a greater dorsal-anal length to anal-fin length ratio and almost completely by having a larger interorbital width/HL ratio.|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Amazonas in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, and the upper Rio Negro drainage and the upper Rio Orinoco drainage in Venezuela.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||22.0-28.0°C or 71.6-82.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Zootaxa 29 Fig. 12|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 13 11:45 (species record created: 2004 Aug 07 00:00)|