Hypoptopoma

Günther, 1868
Type species: Hypoptopoma thoracatum
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
Etymology
hypo (gr.) = under, opto (gr.) = visible, poma (gr.) = armor - incorrect interpretation of the last two bone plates as gill cover
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
Synonyms
Length (total)
4 - 13 cm
Anatomy
spatulate body, strong armor, eyes far outside
Body height
very flat
Coloring
mostly gray
Fins
present
5 soft rays
14 soft rays
7 soft rays
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
Mouth
very pointed
Jaw
10 - 37 per (half) jaw
Additional literatur
  • H.-G. Evers / I. Seidel "Welsatlas 1" S.296-298

Species

Species
Country
Origin
Length
(cm)
AQ
(cm)
T.
(°C)
Bree
ding
Hypoptopoma baileyi
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Bolivia, Brazil
Río Paucerna, río Iténez = rio Guaporé, río Beni-Einzug, río Matos
5
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru
Rio Solimões bei Furo Paracuuba, rio Madeira, rio Japurá; rio Jivino; Amazonas bei Leticia; río Napo, río Itaya, río Mazan
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum, holotype, lateral
5
60
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma elongatum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil
Rio Cupari, rio Tapajós bei Itaituba, rio Trombetas
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. aff. elongatum
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma gulare
Cope, 1878
Aristommata inexpectata
Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela,
rio Juruá, rio Japurá; río Marañón, río Ucayali, río Pacaya, río Itaya; Leticia; río Meta-Einzug, río Apure-Becken, río Orosa
Hypoptopoma gulare
10
80
24 - 30
yes
Hypoptopoma incognitum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Rio Iténez = rio Guaporé, rio Baures, rio Mamoré, Rio Nareuda, Rio Manuripi; Rio Acre, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Rio Madeira, Rio Tocantins; Rio de las Piedras, Rio Madre de Dios, Rio Tambopata, Rio Chuncho, Rio Ucayali, Rio Nhamundá
Hypoptopoma incognitum; 83.9 mm SL; INPA 43865
13
80
22 - 30
unknown
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum (LDA 13)
Holmberg, 1893
Aristommata inexpectatum
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
río Paraguay-Einzug, río Paraná, río Yaguaron, río Municipal, río Santa Lucia, río Formosa; Puerto Suarez; rio Paraguay, rio Jauru
Rio Paranà bei der Stadt Encarnaciòn
9
80
18 - 26
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Hypoptopoma machadoi
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Colombia, Venezuela
río Negro (Col.), río Negrito; río Apure, río Orinoco, río Carapo, río Manapiare,río Meta,río Aruaca,río Suripa,río Caura,río Portuguesa río Guarapiche (Apure,Amazonas,Barinas,Bolívar,Monagas,Portuguesa,Delta Amacuro,Cojedes,Guárico,Anzoátegui)
Hypoptopoma machadoi
9
80
25 - 29
unknown
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
Fowler, 1915
Giant Tiger Otocinclus
Ecuador, Peru
Río Ucayali, río Nanay, río Itaya, río Ampiyacu, río Napo, río Marañon, oberer Amazonas-Einzug
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
9
60
24 - 28
unknown
13
80
 
unknown
 
 
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Peru"

 
Peru
oberer Amazonas-Einzug
Hypoptopoma sp. "Peru"
 
 
 
Das Aquarium, Apr. 1998
Hypoptopoma sp. "Rio Huallaga"

Nannoptopoma sp. "White"
Peru
Río Huallaga
 
 
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Río Moa"

 
Peru, Brazil?
Río Moa = rio Môa
8
60
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Río Palacio"

 
Bolivia
Río Palacios
12
80
22 - 30
unknown
Hypoptopoma spectabile
Eigenmann, 1914
Otocinclus spectabilis
Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
Río Napo (Napo); Quebrada Cramalote bei Villavicencio, Rio Negro; Rio Santiago bei La Poza; bei Puerta de Piedra, Quebrada Cuchivero im Rio Mato-Einzug
Hypoptopoma spectabile, holotype
4
60
24 - 29
Ingos Harnischwelszucht
Hypoptopoma steindachneri
Boulenger, 1895
 
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru
Rio Negro-Mündung, Rio Yavarí = Rio Javari, rio Purus, rio Solimões; río Itaya, rio Ampiyacu, río Nanay
Hypoptopoma steindachneri
12
80
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma sternoptychum
Schaefer, 1996
 
Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru
Campamento Trapiche Pozo (Beni), río Matos, río Curiraba; rio Urubu (Amazonas); rio Aguarico, río Napo (Napo-Pastaza), rio Tiputini; quebrada Mariposa (Madre de Dios)
Hypoptopoma sternoptychum, paratype, río Aguarico, Napo, Ecuador, lateral
5
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
Günther, 1868
Flat Head Dwarf Sucker
Bolivia, Brazil, Equador, Colombia, Peru
Río Caqueta, río Orteguaza, río Mamoré, río Purus, río Ucayaali, río Tahuayo, rio Itaya, río Pacaya, río Ampiyacu, caño Ullpa, río Yanashi, río Orosa, río Shanusi, río Samiria, caño de Chancho, río Puntichao, río Chicoas, Yarina Cocha, caño de Paca Cocha, río Apere, río Chevejecure, río Yacuma, río Nareuda, río Manuripi, río Solimões, lago January, Amazonas (Loreto, Beni, Napo, Amazonas, Pando)
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
9
80
22 - 30
unknown
22  entries found.
Many thanks to
for the pictures
1, 4, 9, 13
H. P. Risch
6
Henry Fowler, 1915 (PD)
8
Mark Sabaj Pérez (CC BY-NC 3.0)
11
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