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Scientific Name Hypostomus lexi  (Ihering, 1911)
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Type Locality Rio Pardo, perto de Barretos, São Paulo State, 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 South America: Grande River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Grande (Parana basin) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista do Museo São Paulo v. 8 (1910), pp 387.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 18 06:53 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:56)