|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus depressus (Günther, 1868)|
|Type Locality||Probably Suriname.|
|Etymology||Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite.|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Pseudancistrus is the only genus of the Ancistrini (former Ancistrinae) that lacks evertible cheek plates. Because of this characteristic, it has at times been placed in the Hypostominae.|
|Distribution||Upper Rio Orinoco.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 1 (no. 6) (art. 56), pp 476.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 12 12:35 (species record created: 2006 Aug 03 00:00)|