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Scientific Name Hypostomus luteomaculatus  (Devincenzi, 1942)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Uruguay [at Paysandú, Uruguay].
Synonym(s) Plecostomus luteomaculatus
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Uruguay River basin
La Plata, Uruguay (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 Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Montevideo (Serie 2) v. 5 (no. 4), pp20, Pl. 3 (figs. 2-3).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 21 21:46 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 18:08)