Pseudolithoxus kelsorum (L 189)

Lujan & Birindelli, 2011
Pseudolithoxus kelsorum (L 189)
dedicated George and Carolyn Kelso (Texas A&M University, Winemiller Aquatic Ecology Lab)
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
Synonyms
Lasiancistrus kelsorum
Wurmlinien-Orinokosaugwels
Length (total)
approx.  10 cm
Standard length (documented)
66.0 mm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Temperature
25 - 29 °C
pH
5.5 - 7.0
Río Orinoco-Einzug

Amazonas

Venezuela

Amazonas

[4.91777,-67.83277]
Map to Pseudolithoxus kelsorum (L 189)
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: head and body shape
from genus: Cleaves
unknown
 
 
 
present
I / 4 rays
14 soft rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
little longer at the top than at the bottom
II / 7 rays
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
not known
last seen on a
german stock list
03/April/2021
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.406
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.171
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.199
  • DATZ Okt. 1994
  • Aquaristik Fachmagazin Apr/Mai 2010 S.94-96
Pic. 2: Pseudolithoxus kelsorum (L 189)
Pic. 3: Pseudolithoxus kelsorum (L 189)
Pic. 4: Odontodenbewuchs beim Männchen von Pseudolithoxus kelsorum
Many thanks to
for the pictures
1, 2, 3, 4
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