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Scientific NamePseudohemiodon apithanos  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1978
Common Name
Type LocalityRío Conejo, tributary of Río San Miguel, vicinity of Santa Cecilia, 0°06'N, 76°51'W, Napo Province, Ecuador.
Pronunciationseu doh hem ee oh don
EtymologyGreek, pseudes = false + Greek, hemi = half + Greek, odous = teeth The specific name apithanos (Greek) means incredible, an allusion to the variability in colour pattern.
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Size 145mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: San Miquel River basin, western Amazon River drainage.
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ReferencesBeaufortia v. 27 (no. 339), pp 195, Figs. 6-8.
Registered Keepers(1) Micha, (2) MarcW (k: 3), (3) Littleleeper23 (k: 6), who also notes: "Breeding as of May 2018 Feeding on Spectra Thera A+, blood worms, black worms", (4) AMacLeod, (5) Kenneth Wong.

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Breeding Reports(1) Micha (b: 9), (2) Littleleeper23 (b: 7).
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Last Update2017 Oct 05 15:03 (species record created: 2017 Oct 05 14:59)