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Scientific Name Hypostomus paucipunctatus  Hollanda Carvalho & Weber, 2004
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Type Locality Brazil: Pará: municipalityof Caldeirão, Itacaiúnas River, Igarapé Pojuca, Serra dos Carajás (5°52'S, 50°32'W, coordinates of Itacaiúnas River, near Castanhal).
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 Itacaiúnas River basin, Pará, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Itacaiúnas (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 Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 111 (no. 4) (for 2004), pp962, Figs. 3, 4, 7.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 22 16:08 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 08:03)