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Scientific Name Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon  (Myers, 1942)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Guarico at Calabozo, Venezuela.
Pronunciation Sue doh STEG oh fill uss
Etymology Pseudostegophilus: From the Greek pseudes, meaning false, stego, meaning cover and philein, meaning to like; in reference to the resemblance to Stegophilus ("lover of cover", in reference to the secretive nature), another trichomycterid genus. 
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Size 57mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 4), pp 98, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:12 (species record created: 2016 May 03 11:59)