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Scientific Name Hypostomus ericae  Hollanda Carvalho & Weber, 2004
Common Name
Type Locality Brazil: Goiás: Tocantins Riverbasin: Rio Tocantins, Porto Alfredinho, 14°02' 22.1''S, 48°31'28.6''W
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 199mm or 7.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Tocantins River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (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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References Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 111 (no. 4) (for 2004), pp958, Figs. 3-6.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:15 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 13:06)