Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus/Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus (L 1)

Weber, 1991
Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus/Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus (L 1)
Etymology
to honor Dr. José Lima de Figueredo
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
Gold Spot Common Pleco
Gold Spot Pleco
Goldflecken-Segelschilderwels
Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus
White Spot Pleco
Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus (L 22)
Length (total)
approx.  50 cm
Standard length (documented)
307.0 mm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature in °C
26 - 30 °C
pH:
5.0 - 7.5
Origin
Rio Tocantins (L 1), Ihla de Marajó (L 22), Rio Araguaia bei Aruanã, Rio do Peixe, Rio Vermelho im Rio Tocantins-Einzug(Goias, Pará, Tocantins)
Brazil
GPS (Holotype): [-14.91571,-51.08379]
Map to Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus/Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus (L 1)
Type of water
Clear water
Nutrition
Nutrition (mostly): omnivore
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
Sex difference
from genus: males have greater (dorsal) fins and a wider head, posibly females have a wider wais
Bred
in ponds
 
 
 
Information for export
On the positive list of Brazil in 2012 : The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
07/March/2019
Additional literature
  • Weber, C., 1992 "Révision du genre Pterygoplichthys sensu lato (Pisces, Siluriformes, Loricariidae)" (Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie)
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" ()
  • A. Werner / W. Lechner / Dr. J. Schmidt "Miniatlas L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2005) P.6
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 (2008) P.99
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 (2005) P.1150
  • Das Aquarium 3/96 S.4
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Many thanks to
for the pictures
Anna Bäurle
1, 2
Ingo Seidel
3
Mark Barton (CC BY)
5
Franky Freeze
6
D. Sal.
7
José "BlackSouL" Sole
8
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