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  • Hypostomus khimaera
  • Hypostomus khimaera
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Scientific Name Hypostomus khimaera  Tencott, Zawadski & Froehlick, 2014
Common Name
Type Locality Mato Grosso State, Serra das Araras, Porto Estrela, córrego Salobo, rio Paraguay basin, 15°39';03''S, 57°12'54''W, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 164mm or 6.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution This species is known from several localities of rio Paraguay basin, such as rios Cuiabá, Manso, Quilombo, Coxipó, Coxim, baía de Chacororé, rios Vermelho and Aquidauana basins.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá, Coxipo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Upper Araguaia, Vermelho (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Abuná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Sepotuba (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 12 (no. 3), pp 597, 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 13-14.
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Last Update 2014 Dec 26 02:25 (species record created: 2014 Oct 04 08:02)