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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus zawadzkii  Silva, Roxo, Britzke & Oliveira, 2014
Common Name L321
Type Locality Pará State, municipality of Itaituba: rio Tapajós (Amazon basin), Brazil, 4°33'09.7"S, 56°17'59.6"W.
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 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.
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Distribution Rio Tapajos and Jamanxim.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Jamanxim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference ZooKeys No. 406, pp 4, Figs. 1, 3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 04:55 (species record created: 2006 Jul 21 00:00)