Hypostomus luetkeni ( Steindachner, 1877b )

de Brito, Victor & Buckup, Paulo Andreas, 2019, The fish fauna of the upper Piraí drainage, a transposed mountain river system in southeastern, Brazil, Check List 15 (1), pp. 235-247 : 241

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Hypostomus luetkeni ( Steindachner, 1877b )


Hypostomus luetkeni ( Steindachner, 1877b)

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Geographic distribution: Paraíba do Sul river basin.

Diagnosis: Hypostomus luetkeni can be distinguished from H. affinis by the presence of 2 or 3 plates in the main post-supraoccipital series and the absence of ridges on the flanks of the body ( Mazzoni et al. 1994). Dark spots in the body, if present, are less conspicuous than in H. affinis .