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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L383)   
Common Name L383
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite. 
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Size 170mm or 6.7" 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.
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Distribution Rio Trombetas
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2006 Dec 19 04:12 (species record created: 2006 Dec 27 20:38)