Spectracanthicus sp. (L086)

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Spectracanthicus sp. (L086)

Scientific Name: Spectracanthicus sp. (L086) Common Name(s): LDA014 L086

Species Card

Size: 150mm (5.9') Temperature: 23.0-27.0

Identification: Spectracanthicus can be separated from all other loricariids except some Baryancistrus, Parancistrus and an undescribed Hemiancistrus by the presence of the dorsal-fin membrane contacting the adipose-fin spine. It can be separated from Baryancistrus and the Hemiancistrus by having fewer teeth (less than 25 vs. greater than 25) and from Parancistrus by having restricted gill openings.

Habitat

Breeding:

Unreported.

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