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Scientific Name Hypostomus latifrons  Weber, 1986
Common Names L051, Paraguay Pleco
L281
Type Locality Río Aguaray-guazú, Río Paraguay basin, River Paraná system, 24°22'50''S, 58°00'W, Paraguay.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss - lat ee frons
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. This specific epithet refers to its broad (latus=broad, wide) forehead (frons=forehead).
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Size 287mm or 11.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Unknown.
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Distribution South America: Paraguay River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Not reported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 93 (no. 4) - pp991 - Figs. %d, 6
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Last Update 2013 Jan 13 11:46 (species record created: 2004 Jun 26 00:00)