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|Scientific Name||Pseudancistrus sp. (L122)|
|Common Names||L122, Spotted Orange Seam Pleco|
|Etymology||Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, agkistron = hook or barb. "False Ancistrus", meaning that it is like an Ancistrus, but yet not quite.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.
Similar to L106, L122 has a flatter body shape.
|Distribution||Venezuela, Amazonas, Puerto Ayacucho - upper Orinoco drainage.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||DATZ 5/1993 pp280-281.|
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|Last Update||2006 Jan 02 00:00 (species record created: 2001 Oct 18 00:00)|