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Scientific Name Ancistrini sp. (L268)   
Common Name L268
Pronunciation an SISS tree nee
Etymology The ancistrini is a tribe of the subfamily hypostominae. At one time it was a subfamily, ancistrinae, but currently sits a little lower in the scheme of things. It's used here mostly for l-numbers that can't be placed into a currently valid genus. They may, for example, exhibit traits that places it halfway between two established genera or have features common to two genera that were previously thought to be unique. 
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2006 Dec 11 06:07 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 14:02)