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Scientific Name Hypostomus varimaculosus  (Fowler, 1945)
Common Name
Type Locality Morelia, Río Caquetá drainage, Colombia.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Japurá River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Upper Japurá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97, pp 113, Figs. 14-16
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Last Update 2013 Sep 17 22:22 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:08)