|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus faveolus Zawadzki, Birindelli & Lima, 2008|
|Common Names||L037, Honeycomb Pleco
|Type Locality||Brazil, Mato Grosso, Cocalinho, Corixo da Saudade (Corixinho), 25 km NO of Cocalinho on road MT 326, rio Araguaia drainage (rio Tocantins basin), 14°17'20.6''S 51°09'12.1''W.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. From the latin faveolus, after favus, honeycomb. In allusion to the colour pattern formed by the pale blotches with thin dark limits.|
|Size||206mm or 8.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A distinctive but uncommon import. It is not a member of the Hypostomus cochliodon group as has been claimed.|
|Distribution||Upper Rio Araguaia basin, rio Tocantins basin and the upper rio Xingu basin
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Upper 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)|
|Furniture||In the wild found in both fast and slow moving water, with both rocky and soft substrate. Like all Loricariidae, the fish will need some good hiding spaces.|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
|References||Neotropical Ichthyology, 6(3):395-402, 2008
Aqualog shows Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus as L037, but does depict the real L037 as L037a!
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|Last Update||2017 Nov 01 06:45 (species record created: 2002 Jun 29 00:00)|