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  • Hypostomus laplatae
  • Hypostomus laplatae
  • Hypostomus laplatae
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Scientific Name Hypostomus laplatae  (Eigenmann, 1907)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tiquié, Serra do Mucura village, Argentina.
Synonym(s) Hypostomus commersonoides, Hypostomus rachovii, Hypostomus taeniatus, Plecostomus commersonoides, Plecostomus laplatae, Plecostomus rachovii, Plecostomus taeniatus
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 690mm or 27.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution La Plata River basin
La Plata (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 Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 8 (for 1906), pp 450, Pl. 21 (figs. 1-3).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:30 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:51)