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Scientific Name Hypostomus paranensis  Weyenbergh, 1877
Common Name
Type Locality Type locality: las lagunas al rededor de Sante Fe [Argentina].
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 181mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Holotype location unknown. Plecostomus cordovae Günther, 1880 Type locality: Cordova [Argentina] listed as a junior synonym by Ferraris (2007).
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Distribution Bermejo, Dulce, Uno, Secundo and middle Paraná River basins
Mar Chiquita, Dulce (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná, Bermejo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Segundo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Middle Paraná (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 Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas existente en la Universidad de Córdova, Buenos Aires. v. 3 (no. 1), pp 9.
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Last Update 2015 Nov 02 14:20 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 07:52)