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Scientific Name Hypostomus melanephelis  Zawadzki, Oliveira, de Oliveira & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2015
Common Name
Type Locality Pará State, Itaituba Municipality, Pimental village, rio Amazonas basin, rio Tapajós, just downstream of mouth of rio Jamanxim, 4°33'41'S, 56°15'50"W, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Lower Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 26 (no. 1), pp 50, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 15 03:13 (species record created: 2019 Oct 15 03:11)