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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus genisetiger  Fowler, 1941
Common Names Slate Pleco
Skiffersugemalle (Denmark)
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. 
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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.
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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.
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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 155, Figs. 59-62.
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Last Update 2022 Oct 01 03:58 (species record created: 2019 Nov 04 15:44)