|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus asurini Silva, Roxo & Oliveira, 2015|
|Common Names||L067, Gulprikket Strømsugemalle (Denmark)|
|Type Locality||Pará State, municipality of Altamira: rio Xingú (Amazon basin), Cachoeira do Espelho, Brazil, 3°39'05"S, 52°22'42"W.|
|Etymology||Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite.|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" 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.
L067 was often known as being the same as L017. L067 will grow spines horizontally outwards right around the snout rim but especially at the sides. L067 has at least a small amount of yellow in the dorsal fins leading spine. Both fishes have yellow in the caudal.
|Distribution||South America: Brazil: Rio Xingu
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Temperature||25.0-30.0°C or 77-86°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||ZooKeys No. 482, pp 27, Figs. 3-4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 14 07:43 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|