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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L491)   
Common Names L491, Jauperi Stream Pleco
Jauperi-strømsugemalle (Denmark)
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite. 
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Identification Pseudancistrus is the only genus of the Ancistrini (former Ancistrinae) that lacks evertible cheek plates. Because of this characteristic, it has at times been placed in the Hypostominae.
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Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Jauaperi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Last Update 2022 Jan 22 14:38 (species record created: 2017 Oct 02 13:32)