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Scientific Name Hypostomus bolivianus  (Pearson, 1924)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Popoi, Upper Río Beni, upper Amazon system, Bolivia.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus bolivianus
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Beni River basin, Bolivia
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Beni (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indiana University Studies v. 11 (no. 64), pp 21, Pl. 4 (figs. 1-3).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:27 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 12:22)