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Scientific Name Pseudorinelepis genibarbis  (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840)
Common Names Pinecone Pleco
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 Upper Amazon 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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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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References Hist. Nat. Poiss.v. 15 - pp484 - Pl. 453
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Last Update 2012 Jul 12 22:28 (species record created: 2001 May 02 00:00)