Hypoptopoma

Günther, 1868
Type species: Hypoptopoma thoracatum
36 mm (MUSM 33851), Alto Yurua
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 bianale
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil, Colombia, Peru
Rio Japura (Amazonas); Amazonas (Leticia); Rio Ucayali, Rio Napo, Rio Ampiyacu
7
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru
Rio Solimoes (Furo Paracuuba), Rio Madeira, Rio Japura; Rio Jivino; Rio Amazonas (Leticia); Rio Napo, Rio Itaya, Rio Mazan
5
60
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma elongatum
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil
Rio Tapajos bei Itaituba, Rio Trombetas, RioCupari
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. aff. elongatum
13
80
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma gulare
Cope, 1878
Hypoptopoma joberti
Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela,
Rio Jurua, Rio Jupura; Rio Maranon, Rio Ucayali, Rio Pacaya, Rio Itaya; Leticia; Rio Meta-Becken, Rio Apure-Becken
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
Hypoptopoma guntheri
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil
Rio Paraguay-Einzug (Formosa), Rio Parana, Rio Yaguaron, Rio Municipal, Rio Santa Lucia, Rio Formosa;Puerto Suarez; Rio Paraguay (Mato Grosso), Rio Jauru
Rio Paranà bei der Stadt Encarnaciòn
6
80
18 - 26
facebook
Hypoptopoma machadoi
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Colombia, Venezuela
Rio Negro (Villavicencio), Rio Negrito; Rio Apure bei San Fernando de Apure, Rio Orinoco, Rio Carapo, Rio Manapiare
Hypoptopoma machadoi
9
80
25 - 29
unknown
Hypoptopoma muzuspi
Aquino & Schaefer, 2010
 
Brazil
Rio Agua Fria im Rio Araguaia-Einzug(Tocantins),
5
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Iquitos"

 
Peru
importiert über Iquitos
13
80
 
unknown
 
 
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma sp. "Peru"

 
Peru
oberer Amazonas-Einzug
Hypoptopoma sp. "Peru"
 
 
 
unknown
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
 
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, Colombia, Peru
Rio Negro-Mündung, Rio Javari, Rio Purus, Rio Solimoes; Leticia; Rio Itaya, Rio Ampiyacu, Rio Nanay
12
80
24 - 28
unknown
Hypoptopoma sternoptychum
Schaefer, 1996
 
Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru
Campamento Trapiche Pozo, Rio Matos, Rio Curiraba; Rio Urubu (Amazonas); Rio Aguarico, Rio Napo, Rio Tiputini; Quebrada Mariposa (Madre de Dios)
5
60
 
unknown
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
Günther, 1868
 
Bolivia, Peru
Amazonas-Basin
36 mm (MUSM 33851), Alto Yurua
8
80
22 - 30
unknown
23  entries found.
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Carvalho et. al., 2009
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H. P. Risch
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