Cat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Provenzano & Barriga, 2017 Hemiancistrus furtivus Common Name Type Locality Río Silanche, río Blanco tributary, close to San Francisco de Silanche town, Esmeraldas River basin, Pichincha Province, Ecuador, approximately 00°08'45"N, 79°16'38"W. Etymology Greek, hemi = the half. While the Greek, agkistron = hook, is thought to be the root of the term ancistrus, hemiancistrus can be taken to mean that these species have a part (not exactly HALF) of the features of the genus Ancistrus, but not ALL of the features. Habitat Information Distribution
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Further Information References Zootaxa 4272 (no. 2), pp 223, Figs. 1, 2A. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. More on Hemiancistrus furtivus
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