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Scientific Name Hypostomus cordovae  (Günther, 1880)
Common Name
Type Locality Cordova [Córdoba], Argentina.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus cordovae
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss - cor doe vay
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 181mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Bermejo, Dulce, Uno, Secundo, and middle Paraná River basins.
(Rio Uno and Rio Secundo are interpreted as Rio Primero and Rio Segundo in the Cordoba area of Argentina, Rio Primero is listed as a occurrence in Fishbase).
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná, Bermejo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Dulce (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Segundo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Primero (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 5)v. 6 (no. 31) - pp11
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Last Update 2013 Jan 20 11:17 (species record created: 2005 Mar 05 00:00)