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Scientific Name Pseudancistrus sp. (L436)   
Common Names L436, Maicuru Stream Pleco
Maicuru-strømsugemalle (Denmark)
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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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, Maicuru (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Last Update 2022 Feb 03 05:24 (species record created: 2022 Jan 27 10:44)