|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus hondae (Regan, 1912)|
|Type Locality||Honda, Colombia.|
|Synonym(s)||Cochliodon hondae, Cochliodon pospisili, Plecostomus hondae|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. Named after the river Honda where the Type specimen was captured.|
|Size||350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||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: Magdalena River and Lake Maracaibo basins.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1912 (pt 3) (art. 36), pp 666, Pl. 76 (fig. 3).|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 05 02:58 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 11:37)|