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Scientific Name Hypostomus hermanni  (Ihering, 1905)
Common Names LDA009
L233
Type Locality Rio Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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Size 240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A large spotted species. It was thought that L224 was the juvenile form and L233 is the adult but L224 proved to be a different species when Adult. L233 is however also LDA09, long thought to be H. mutucae, but that species has small spots on the head.
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Distribution South America: Tietê River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê, Piracicaba (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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 15 (no. 90) (art. 75), pp 560.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 15:00 (species record created: 2002 Apr 06 00:00)