|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus faveolus Zawadzki, Birindelli & Lima, 2008|
|Common Names||L037, Honeycomb Pleco |
|Type Locality||Cocalinho, Corixo da Saudade (Corixinho), 25 kilometers north of Cocalinho on road MT 136, rio Araguaia drainage, rio Tocantins basin, 14°17'20.6"S, 51°09'12.1"W, Mato Grosso, Brazil.|
|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.|
|General Remarks||Aqualog shows Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus as L037, but does depict the real L037 as L037a!Aqualog shows Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus as L037, but does depict the real L037 as L037a!|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Tocantins basin and the upper rio Xingu basin in central Brazil. |
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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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|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.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 396, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 23 13:50 (species record created: 2002 Jun 29 00:00)|