|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Spectracanthicus immaculatus Chamon & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2014|
|Type Locality||Pará, rio Tapajós, near Itaituba, approximately 4°16’46.56"S, 55°59’5.77"W, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Genus: Latin, spectrum = look, apparition + Greek, akantha = thorn.|
|Size||130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Spectracanthicus can be separated from all other loricariids except some Baryancistrus, Parancistrus and an undescribed Hemiancistrus by the presence of the dorsal-fin membrane contacting the adipose-fin spine. It can be separated from Baryancistrus and the Hemiancistrus by having fewer teeth (less than 25 vs. greater than 25) and from Parancistrus by having restricted gill openings. A key to the genus can be found here.
Similar to L239 and belongs to the same, undescribed, genus.
|Distribution||South America: Brazil: Rio Tapajos
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (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)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 12 (no. 1), pp 12, Figs. 9-10, 11b.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jan 10 07:52 (species record created: 2001 Apr 29 00:00)|