|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypoptopoma incognitum Aquino & Schaefer, 2010|
|Type Locality||Río Itenez, opposite to Costa Marques, Beni, Bolivia.|
|Pronunciation||hi POP toe po mah|
|Etymology||Hypoptopoma is derived from hypos (low position, below). piptein (depressed). poma (cheek)|
|Size||95mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Hypoptopoma are small(ish) loricariids with a stocky body with a wide, flattened, head with the eyes on the side of the head and a concave profile, with a normal (not extremely thin) tail.|
|Distribution||South America: across the central and lower Rio Amazonas basin; including Rio Tocantins basin. It is the only species known for northeastern coastal rivers.
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No. 336|
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|Last Update||2010 Oct 16 05:22 (species record created: 2009 Mar 02 15:10)|