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Scientific Name Hypostomus fuscomaculatus  Zawadzki & Pains da Silva, 2022
Common Names LDA009
Type Locality Rio Salobra, Rio Paraguay basin, municipality of Nobres, Mato Grosso State, Brazil, 14°38'38"S, 56°16'29"W.
Pronunciation hi POSS tow muss
Etymology Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth. 
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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. This species has also previously been confused with H. hermanni.
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La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay, Cuiabá, Manso (Mato Grosso) (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 Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 31 (no. 2): IEF-1176, pp 2, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2024 Mar 10 07:23 (species record created: 2022 Apr 27 06:59)