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|Scientific Name||Dekeyseria amazonica Rapp Py-Daniel, 1985|
|Type Locality||Janauacá [Janavacá] complex, Manaquiri, Rio Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||dee key SEAR ee ah|
|Size||178mm or 7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Similar to Lasiancistrus but broader when viewed from above especially in larger adults. Striped species of Dekeyseria were placed in Zonancistrus but because this was only based on colouration, they are more commonly placed with the non-striped species in Dekeyseria.|
|Sexing||Mature males have substantial odontodes both on the thick pectoral ray and the posterior part of the body. The male also have a broader head than the female.|
|Distribution||South America: mainly Solimões River basin and also in the middle and lower Amazon River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Narrow (height) cave breeders.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Amazoniana v. 9 (no. 2), pp 180, Figs. 2, 4-7.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 06:31 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 05:19)|