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Scientific Name Hypostomus boulengeri  (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)
Common Name
Type Locality Mato Grosso, Brazil or Asunción, Paraguay.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus boulengeri
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 245mm or 9.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraguay River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay (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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 55, pp 502.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 08 08:01 (species record created: 2007 Oct 28 07:52)