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Scientific Name Hypostomus francisci  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name
Type Locality in flumine Sti. Francisci [=São Francisco River, Brazil].
Synonym(s) Plecostomus francisci
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 360mm or 14.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper São Francisco River basin, Brazil
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco, Pará (Minas Gerais), Itapecerica (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Das Velhas, Upper Das Velhas (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 Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1), pp30 [2]
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:16 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:35)