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Scientific Name Hypostomus hoplonites  Rapp Py-Daniel, 1988
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Solimões, Janauacá Lakes complex, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 325mm or 12.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Middle Amazon basin, Brazil
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) No. 68, pp14, Figs. 2-3
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:29 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 17:43)