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Scientific Name Bunocephalus knerii  Steindachner, 1882
Common Names Almindelig Stegepandemalle (Denmark)
Laubwels (Germany)
Type Locality Canelos, eastern Ecuador.
Pronunciation boon oh SEFF ah luss
Etymology Bunocephalus: From the Greek bounos, meaning hill and kephale, meaning head; in reference to the bumps on the head of the fish, which is particularly marked in some species. 
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Size 130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: western Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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 Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 19 (no. 19), pp 176.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 24 03:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 06 17:47)