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Scientific Name Hypostomus niceforoi  (Fowler, 1943)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Orteguasa, Florencia, Caquetá Dept., Colombia.
Synonym(s) Hemiancistrus niceforoi
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 135mm or 5.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Japurá River basin, Colombia
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Upper Japurá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 95, pp250, Figs. 32-35.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:32 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:41)