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Scientific Name Pseudorinelepis genibarbis  (Valenciennes, 1840)
Common Names Pinecone Pleco
Mørk Koglesugemalle (Denmark), Pellegrini-Pleco (Germany)
Type Locality Probably Brazil.
Synonym(s) Monistiancistrus carachama, Plecostomus pellegrini, Pseudorinelepis agassizii, Pseudorinelepis carachama, Pseudorinelepis pellegrini, Rhinelepis agassizii, Rinelepis genibarbis
Etymology (Greek)Pseudos=False + (Greek)rhinos=nose + (Greek)lepis=scale. This specific epithet refers to its cheek(gena=cheek) hair(barbis=hair).
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Size 356mm or 14" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15, pp 484, Pl. 453.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 19 02:26 (species record created: 2001 May 02 00:00)