|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia ephippiata Armbruster, Werneke & Tan, 2015|
|Type Locality||rio Madeira dr., rio Leitão on highway BR-364, about 5 km N of Presidente Médici, Rôndonia, BRAZIL,-11.1328°, -061.9008°.|
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah - eff-ip-pee-ahta.|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon. Ephippiata is Latin for saddled and refers to the presence of saddles in this species.|
|Size||102mm or 4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.|
|Distribution||Known only from the type locality in the rio Madeira drainage of Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Furniture||Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.|
|Suggested Tankmates||A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||ZooKeys 480: 97-123.|
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|Last Update||2015 Feb 02 14:17 (species record created: 2015 Feb 02 13:22)|