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Scientific Name Hypostomus peckoltoides  Zawadski, Weber & Pavanelli, 2010
Common Names L390, Giraffe Pleco
Girafsugemalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Rio Cuiabá, upper rio Paraguay basin, 15°58'26''S, 55°56'26''W, municipality of Santo Antônio de Leverger, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification H. peckoltoides can be told apart from the similar H. latifrons by the dark saddle-like markings on the body
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Distribution Rio Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 4), pp 720, Figs. 2-3.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 22 08:02 (species record created: 2006 Apr 01 00:00)