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Scientific Name Pseudolithoxus nicoi  (Armbruster & Provenzano, 2000)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Manipitare (Río Siapa drainage), from about 5-8 kilometers upstream from confluence with Río Siapa, Depto Río Negro, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Lasiancistrus nicoi
Pronunciation sue doh lith ox uss.
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, lithos = stone + Greek, oxys = sharp. 
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Size 114mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Body charcoal gray to black with white spots and a white band in the caudal fin. Dorsal base length to caudal depth ratio, 3.2-3.5 SL. Lateral line plates 23-25; dorsal plates 6-7; interdorsal plates 5-7; adipose-caudal plates 7-8; folded dorsal fin plates 11-12; and postanal plates 11-12.
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Distribution South America: Upper Negro River basin, including Canal Casiquiare basin in Venezuela.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Casiquiare (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 11 (no. 3), pp 249, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 20 09:47 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 06:27)