|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Transancistrus aequinoctialis (Pellegrin, 1909)|
|Type Locality||Río Pove at Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador, 0°13'S, 79°09'W, elevation 560 meters.|
|Synonym(s)||Chaetostoma aequinoctiale, Chatostomus aequinoctialis|
|Pronunciation||trans ANSISS truss.|
|Etymology||Transancistrus is a combination of the Latin word “trans,” meaning “across, over, or on the other side of,” which refers to the distribution of this genus across rivers draining the Pacific slope of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador, and “ancistrus,” a root name for many Hypostominae genera having clusters of enlarged evertible cheek odontodes.|
|Size||76mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||New genus placement in Copeia 103(3):651-663. 2015.|
|Distribution||Guayas River basin in Ecuador.
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Guayas (Ecuador) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 15 (no. 8), pp 518.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 20 00:21 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:31)|