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Scientific Name Hypostomus iheringii  (Regan, 1908)
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Type Locality Rio Piracicaba, San Paulo, Brazil
Synonym(s) Plecostomus iheringii
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 116mm or 4.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Tietê River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Upper Paranapanema (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907 (pt 4), pp 795, Pl. 47 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 19 04:54 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:44)