|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ancistomus spilomma (Cardoso & Lucinda, 2003)|
|Common Names||L036, Araguaia-Hemiancistrus (Germany) |
Hamsterkindet Sugemalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Rio Tocantins near mouth of rio Lajeado, Porto Franco, Tocantins, Brazil.|
|Size||142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Very similar to L012 and L013 from the Rio Xingú. Elongate odontode on cheek 40-60. No dark spots on the ventral surface of head and body. Fins and lateral and dorsal plates of head and body with numerous dark dots. First anal-fin pterygiophore greatly expanded and exposed. Eyes large, dorsoventrally placed. Lips well-developed, occupying most of ventral surface; lower lip mostly covered with papillae, except for a smooth band near border of lips. Caudal fin I, 14, I; slightly concave, upper lobe shorter than lower lobe|
|Distribution||Brazil: Rio Araguaia, just upstream of confluence with the Rio Tocantins |
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 1), pp 75, Fig. 2.|
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 13 13:01 (species record created: 2004 May 10 00:00)|