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|Scientific Name||Ancistomus spilomma (Cardoso & Lucinda, 2003)|
|Common Names||L036, Araguaia-Hemiancistrus (Germany)
Hamsterkindet Sugemalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Rio Tocantins near mouth of rio Lajeado, Porto Franco, Tocantins, Brazil.|
|Size||142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Very similar to L012 and L013 from the Rio Xingú. Elongate odontode on cheek 40-60. No dark spots on the ventral surface of head and body. Fins and lateral and dorsal plates of head and body with numerous dark dots. First anal-fin pterygiophore greatly expanded and exposed. Eyes large, dorsoventrally placed. Lips well-developed, occupying most of ventral surface; lower lip mostly covered with papillae, except for a smooth band near border of lips. Caudal fin I, 14, I; slightly concave, upper lobe shorter than lower lobe|
|Distribution||Brazil: Rio Araguaia, just upstream of confluence with the Rio Tocantins
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 1), pp 75, Fig. 2.|
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 13 13:01 (species record created: 2004 May 10 00:00)|