|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.
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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|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||2019 Sep 14 07:47 (species record created: 2001 Apr 29 00:00)|