Spectracanthicus sp. (L086)


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.




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