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  • Cordylancistrus setosus
  • Cordylancistrus setosus
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Scientific Name Cordylancistrus setosus  (Boulenger, 1887)
Common Name
Type Locality Andes of Colombia.
Synonym(s) Chaetostomus setosus, Dolichancistrus setosus, Lasiancistrus setosus
Etymology (Greek)Kordyle = Club, swelling + (Greek) agkistron = hook, referring to its wide head. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The species is described as having 7 or 8 branches rays in the dorsal fin. This differentiates it from L225 which has 9 or 10.
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Distribution Andes of Colombia, river basin unknown.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 19 (no. 113)
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Last Update 2018 Jul 31 14:03 (species record created: 2011 Jul 10 13:57)