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Scientific Name Hypostomus lexi  (Ihering, 1911)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Pardo, perto de Barretos (Est. S. Paulo) quasi na foz do rioque é affluente do Rio Grande, por sua vez tributario do lado esquerdo do Rio Paraná [Brazil].
Synonym(s) Plecostomus lexi
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 460mm or 18.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Grande River basin, Brazil
La Plata, Paraná, Grande (Parana basin) (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 Revista do Museo São Paulo v. 8 (1910)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:39 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:56)