|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus genisetiger Fowler, 1941|
|Common Names||Slate Pleco |
|Type Locality||Rio Jaguaribe, Orós, Ceará State, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite.|
|Size||103mm or 4.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.|
|Distribution||South America: Jaguaribe River basin, Brazil. |
Ceará State Rivers, Jaguaribe (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93, pp 155, Figs. 59-62.|
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|Last Update||2022 Oct 01 03:58 (species record created: 2019 Nov 04 15:44)|