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Scientific NameHypoptopoma cf. guentheri   
Common NameLDA013
Pronunciationhi POP toe po mah
EtymologyHypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek) 
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IdentificationHypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.
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DistributionBrazil: Mato Grosso
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Last Update2011 Jan 27 07:35 (species record created: 2005 Jul 30 00:00)