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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus kayabi  Silva, Roxo & Oliveira, 2015
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Type Locality Mato Grosso State, municipality of Itaúba: rio Teles Pires (Tapajós River basin), Brazil, 10°58'30"S, 55°44'03"W.
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite. 
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Identification Pseudancistrus is the only genus of the Ancistrini (former Ancistrinae) that lacks evertible cheek plates. Because of this characteristic, it has at times been placed in the Hypostominae.
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Distribution Rio Teles Pires (Tapajós River basin), Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Teles Pires (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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Reference ZooKeys No. 482, pp 23, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 20 04:39 (species record created: 2015 Feb 26 07:56)