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Scientific Name Hypostomus nigromaculatus  (Schubart, 1964)
Common Name LDA012
Type Locality Cachoeira de Emas, Rio Mogi Guassu basin, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus nigromaculatus
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. Nigro = black + maculatus = spots.
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Size 102mm or 4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: middle and upper Paraná River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (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 Boletim do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Zoologia, Nova Série No. 251, pp 2, Figs. 2, 5.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 19 09:32 (species record created: 2006 Dec 25 08:48)