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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L220)   
Common Name 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. 
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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.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Paru (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References 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)