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Scientific Name Hypostomus iheringii  (Regan, 1908)
Common Name
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 Tietê River basin, Brazil
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê (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 Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907 (pt 4), pp795, Pl. 47
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:26 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:44)