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Scientific Name Hypostomus latirostris  (Regan, 1904)
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Type Locality River Jungada, Matto Grosso and from Goyaz [Brazil].
Synonym(s) Plecostomus latirostris
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraguay River basin
La Plata, Paran√°, Paraguay (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 Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 3, no. 1), pp213, Pl. 11 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:39 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:55)