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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus papariae  Fowler, 1941
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Type Locality Lago Papary, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
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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Distribution
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers, Rio Grande do Norte Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93, pp 157, Figs. 63-65.
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Last Update 2019 Nov 05 12:16 (species record created: 2019 Nov 04 15:41)