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Scientific Name Hypostomus paucipunctatus  Hollanda Carvalho & Weber, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Serra dos Carajás, about 5°52'S, 50°32'W, Igarapé Pojuca, Itacaiúnas River, Munic. of Caldeirão, Pará, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 188mm or 7.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Included in Hypostomus cochliodon species group by Hollanda Carvalho & Weber (2004).
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Distribution South America: Rio Itacaiúnas drainage in Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Itacaiúnas (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 Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 111 (no. 4) (for 2004), pp962, Figs. 3, 4, 7.
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Last Update 2021 Jan 19 10:03 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 08:03)