Hopliancistrus

Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1989
Type species: Hopliancistrus tricornis (L 212 / LDA 15)
Hopliancistrus tricornis (L 212 / LDA 15)
Etymology
hoplon (gr.) = armor + genus Ancistrus
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Subtribe
 
Group
Synonyms
Length (total)
approx.  15 cm
Body height
very flat
Coloring
brown to black, partly bright dots, partly bright fin seams
Sex difference
head shape
Others
three extremely strong odontodes behind the gill cover
Strinking
of them
three extremely strong odontodes behind the gill cover
Distribution
Map to Hopliancistrus
Additional literatur
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2" S.320 - 322

Species

Species
Country
Origin
Length
(cm)
AQ
(cm)
T.
(°C)
Bree
ding
Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"

Flath-Head-Pleco
Brazil
Rio Xingu (Para)
Hopliancistrus sp. "L 17"
15
120
26 - 30
unknown
Hopliancistrus sp. "L 171"

Getüpfelter Dreihornharnischwels
Brazil
Rio Iriri (Para)
15
100
26 - 30
unknown
Hopliancistrus sp. "L 361"

Jamanxim-Dreikopfharnischwels
Brazil
Mittlerer Rio Jamanxim (Pará)
Hopliancistrus sp. "L 361"
15
100
26 - 30
unknown
Hopliancistrus tricornis (L 212 / LDA 15)
Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1989
Dreihornharnischwels
Brazil
Rio Tapajos, Poça de Pedra, São Luis (Pará)
IUCN: endangered
Hopliancistrus tricornis (L 212 / LDA 15)
15
100
26 - 30
unknown
Hopliancistrus sp. aff. tricornis "Rio Iriri"

Iriri-Dreihornharnischwels
Brazil
Rio Iriri (Para)
15
100
26 - 30
unknown
7  entries found.
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
2, 3
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