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Scientific Name Hypostomus variipictus  (Ihering, 1911)
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Type Locality Rio Pardo, near Barretos, São Paulo State, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 370mm or 14.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Grande River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Grande (Parana basin), Pardo (São Paulo) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista do Museo Paulista, São Paulo v. 8 (1910), pp 390.
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Last Update 2021 Apr 18 00:46 (species record created: 2021 Mar 01 15:30)