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 Iténez = rio Guaporé, río Beni-Einzug, río Matos, río Paucerna (Rondônia, Beni, Santa Cruz)
5
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma elongatum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil
Rio Tapajos bei Itaituba, rio Trombetas, rio Cupari (Pará)
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. aff. elongatum
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma gulare
Cope, 1878
Aristommata inexpectata
Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela,
rio Juruá, tio Jupura; río Marañon, río Ucayali, río Pacaya, río Itaya; Leticia; río Meta-Becken, río Apure-Becken, río Orosa
Hypoptopoma gulare
10
80
24 - 30
yes
Hypoptopoma incognitum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Bolivia, Brazil, Peru
Rio Itenez, Rio Baures, Rio Mamore, Rio Nareuda, Rio Manuripi; Rio Acre, Rio Negro, Rio 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 (Formosa), río Paraná, río Yaguaron, río Municipal, río Santa Lucia, río Formosa;Puerto Suarez; rio Paraguay (Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul), rio Jauru
Rio Paranà bei der Stadt Encarnaciòn
9
80
18 - 26
facebook
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, oberer Amazonas-Einzug (Loreto, Napo)
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
9
60
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Iquitos"

 
Peru
importiert über Iquitos
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
Rio Huallaga
 
 
 
unknown
8
60
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Río Palacio"

 
Bolivia
Río Palacio
12
80
22 - 30
unknown
Hypoptopoma spectabile
Eigenmann, 1914
Otocinclus spectabilis
Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
Rio Napo; Quebrada Cramalote (Villavicencio, Meta), Rio Negro; Rio Santiago at La Poza (Amazonas); bei Puerta de Piedra (Barinas), Quebrada Cuchivero im Rio Matos-Einzug (Bolivar)
4
60
24 - 29
Ingos Harnischwelszucht
Hypoptopoma steindachneri
Boulenger, 1895
 
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru
Rio Negro-Mündung, rio Javari, rio Purus, rio Solimões; río Itaya, rio Ampiyacu, río Nanay (Amazonas, Loreto, Leticia)
Hypoptopoma steindachneri
12
80
24 - 28
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, 3, 8, 10
H. P. Risch
5
Henry Fowler, 1915 (PD)
7
Mark Sabaj Pérez (CC BY-NC 3.0)
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