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Scientific Name Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi  Friel, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Caño Barranca, about 1.25 hours downstream from Jabillal (opposite bank) on río Caura, 7°08'N, 65°04'W, Bolivar, Venezuela.
Etymology The generic name is a combination of the Greek word pseudes, meaning false or deceptive, plus the aspredinid genus Bunocephalus. It alludes to the fact that members of this genus have previously been mistaken for juveniles of various species of Bunocephalus. The specific name is patronymic in honor of Dr. John G. Lundberg of The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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Size 29mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Colombia and Venezuela. Currently known from just a few localities in the lower río Caura (type locality), upper río Apure, and río Meta, but is likely more widely distributed within the río Orinoco basin of Colombia and Venezuela.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Caura (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 295, Figs. 3-4.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:33 (species record created: 2010 Feb 14 12:55)