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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus papariae Fowler, 1941|
|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.|
|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.|
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|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|