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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus sp. (L220)|
|Type Locality||Lower Rio Paru, Pará, Brazil|
|Etymology||Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite.|
|Size||170mm or 6.7" 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.|
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Paru (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||DATZ 8/1996, pp 480-482.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 14 21:12 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 04:50)|