|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||2020 Nov 08 06:37 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)|