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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus zawadzkii  Silva, Roxo, Britzke & Oliveira, 2014
Common Names L321, Tapajos Stream Pleco
Tapajos-strømsugemalle (Denmark)
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, Middle Tapajós, Jamanxim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference ZooKeys No. 406, pp 4, Figs. 1, 3.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 21 11:52 (species record created: 2006 Jul 21 00:00)