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 guianense
Boeseman, 1974
 
Guyana; Suriname, Venezuela
Essequibo-Einzug, Rupununi; Nickerie; Rio Cuyuni,
5
60
 
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 psilogaster
Fowler, 1915
 
Peru
Rio Ucayali, Rio Nanay (Iquitos), Rio Itaya, Rio Ampiyacu, Rio Napo
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
6
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"
 
 
 
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
1, 9
H. P. Risch
5
Henry Fowler, 1915 (PD)
7
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