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|Scientific Name||Hypostomus macushi Armbruster & de Souza, 2005|
|Type Locality||Ireng River, 6.9 kilometers west-southwest of Karasabai, Takutu River- Negor River drainage, 04.01957°N, 059.60170°W.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. Named for the Macushi people of northern Rupununi in Southern Guyana.|
|Size||142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Previously placed in Cochliodon and now included in the larger genus, Hypostomus as a member of the Hypostomus Cochliodon group. All these species have higher backs than other conspecifics and spoon shaped teeth (like Panaque). However there is the possibility this L-number represents the young Hemiancistrus medians.|
|Distribution||South America: Rupununi River, Essequibo River and Takutu and Ireng Rivers (Negro River drainage) along the Guyana-Brazil border.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (Roraima), Upper Branco, Tacutu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (Roraima), Upper Branco, Ireng (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 920, pp 3, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 19 09:26 (species record created: 2006 Dec 25 09:07)|