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Scientific Name Hypostomus boulengeri  (Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903)
Common Name
Type Locality Mato Grosso, Brazil or Asuncion, 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, Paran√°, Paraguay (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 Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. v. 55 502
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Last Update 2007 Nov 10 07:13 (species record created: 2007 Oct 28 07:52)