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Hypostomus  Lacepčde, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164341

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cochliodon Heckel in Kner, 1854
    Plecostomus Gronow in Walbaum, 1792
  Common Name(s): suckermouth catfishes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyLoricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 – suckermouth armored catfishes, suckermouth catfishes, loricariidés, plecóstomas, armored catfishes  
                                  SubfamilyHypostominae  – armored catfishes  
                                     GenusHypostomus Lacepčde, 1803 – suckermouth catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Hypostomus affinis (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Hypostomus agna (Miranda Ribeiro, 1907)  
                                        Species Hypostomus alatus Castelnau, 1855  
                                        Species Hypostomus albopunctatus (Regan, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus ammophilus (Armbruster and Page, 1996)  
                                        Species Hypostomus ancistroides (Ihering, 1911)  
                                        Species Hypostomus angipinnatus (Leege, 1922)  
                                        Species Hypostomus annae (Steindachner, 1881)  
                                        Species Hypostomus argus (Fowler, 1943)  
                                        Species Hypostomus asperatus Castelnau, 1855  
                                        Species Hypostomus aspilogaster (Cope, 1894)  
                                        Species Hypostomus atropinnis (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1890)  
                                        Species Hypostomus auroguttatus Kner, 1854  
                                        Species Hypostomus biseriatus (Cope, 1872)  
                                        Species Hypostomus bolivianus (Pearson, 1924)  
                                        Species Hypostomus borellii (Boulenger, 1897)  
                                        Species Hypostomus boulengeri (Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903)  
                                        Species Hypostomus brevicauda (Günther, 1864)  
                                        Species Hypostomus brevis (Nichols, 1919)  
                                        Species Hypostomus butantanis (Ihering, 1911)  
                                        Species Hypostomus carinatus (Steindachner, 1881)  
                                        Species Hypostomus carvalhoi (Miranda Ribeiro, 1937)  
                                        Species Hypostomus cochliodon Kner, 1854  
                                        Species Hypostomus commersoni Valenciennes, 1836  
                                        Species Hypostomus commersonoides (Marini, Nichols and La Monte, 1933)  
                                        Species Hypostomus coppenamensis Boeseman, 1969  
                                        Species Hypostomus corantijni Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus cordovae (Günther, 1880)  
                                        Species Hypostomus crassicauda Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus derbyi (Haseman, 1911)  
                                        Species Hypostomus dlouhyi Weber, 1985  
                                        Species Hypostomus emarginata Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                        Species Hypostomus eptingi (Fowler, 1941)  
                                        Species Hypostomus ericae Carvalho and Weber, 2005  
                                        Species Hypostomus ericius Armbruster, 2003  
                                        Species Hypostomus fluviatilis (Schubart, 1964)  
                                        Species Hypostomus fonchii Weber and Montoya-Burgos, 2002  
                                        Species Hypostomus francisci (Lütken, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypostomus garmani (Regan, 1904)  
                                        Species Hypostomus gomesi (Fowler, 1942)  
                                        Species Hypostomus goyazensis (Regan, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus gymnorhynchus (Norman, 1926)  
                                        Species Hypostomus hemicochliodon Armbruster, 2003  
                                        Species Hypostomus hemiurus (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                        Species Hypostomus hermanni (Ihering, 1905)  
                                        Species Hypostomus hondae (Regan, 1912)  
                                        Species Hypostomus hoplonites Rapp Py-Daniel, 1988  
                                        Species Hypostomus horridus Kner, 1854  
                                        Species Hypostomus iheringii (Regan, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus interruptus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)  
                                        Species Hypostomus isbrueckeri Reis, Weber and Malabarba, 1990  
                                        Species Hypostomus jaguribensis (Fowler, 1915)  
                                        Species Hypostomus johnii (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Hypostomus laplatae (Eigenmann, 1907)  
                                        Species Hypostomus latifrons Weber, 1986  
                                        Species Hypostomus latirostris (Regan, 1904)  
                                        Species Hypostomus levis (Pearson, 1924)  
                                        Species Hypostomus lexi (Ihering, 1911)  
                                        Species Hypostomus lima (Lütken, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypostomus limosus (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                        Species Hypostomus longiradiatus (Holly, 1929)  
                                        Species Hypostomus luetkeni (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Hypostomus luteomaculatus (Devincenzi in Devincenzi and Teague, 1942)  
                                        Species Hypostomus luteus (Godoy, 1980)  
                                        Species Hypostomus macrophthalmus Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus macrops (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                        Species Hypostomus margaritifer (Regan, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus meleagris (Marini, Nichols and La Monte, 1933)  
                                        Species Hypostomus micromaculatus Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus microstomus Weber, 1987  
                                        Species Hypostomus mutucae Knaack, 1999  
                                        Species Hypostomus myersi (Gosline, 1947)  
                                        Species Hypostomus nematopterus Isbrücker and Nijssen, 1984  
                                        Species Hypostomus niceforoi (Fowler, 1943)  
                                        Species Hypostomus nickeriensis Boeseman, 1969  
                                        Species Hypostomus niger (Marini, Nichols and La Monte, 1933)  
                                        Species Hypostomus nigromaculatus (Schubart, 1964)  
                                        Species Hypostomus nudiventris (Fowler, 1941)  
                                        Species Hypostomus obtusirostris (Steindachner, 1907)  
                                        Species Hypostomus occidentalis Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus oculeus (Fowler, 1943)  
                                        Species Hypostomus pagei Armbruster, 2003  
                                        Species Hypostomus pantherinus Kner, 1854  
                                        Species Hypostomus papariae (Fowler, 1941)  
                                        Species Hypostomus paucimaculatus Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus paucipunctatus Carvalho and Weber, 2005  
                                        Species Hypostomus paulinus (Ihering, 1905)  
                                        Species Hypostomus phrixosoma (Fowler, 1940)  
                                        Species Hypostomus piratatu Weber, 1986  
                                        Species Hypostomus plecostomoides (Eigenmann, 1922)  
                                        Species Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758) – suckermouth catfish 
                                        Species Hypostomus pospisili (Schultz, 1944)  
                                        Species Hypostomus pseudohemiurus Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus punctatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – suckermouthed catfish 
                                        Species Hypostomus pusarum (Starks, 1913)  
                                        Species Hypostomus pyrineusi (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)  
                                        Species Hypostomus regani (Ihering, 1905)  
                                        Species Hypostomus robinii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                        Species Hypostomus rondoni (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912)  
                                        Species Hypostomus roseopunctatus Reis, Weber and Malabarba, 1990  
                                        Species Hypostomus saramaccensis Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus scabriceps (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                        Species Hypostomus scaphyceps (Nichols, 1919)  
                                        Species Hypostomus scopularius (Cope, 1871)  
                                        Species Hypostomus sculpodon Armbruster, 2003  
                                        Species Hypostomus seminudus (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                        Species Hypostomus simios Carvalho and Weber, 2005  
                                        Species Hypostomus sipaliwinii Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus soniae Carvalho and Weber, 2005  
                                        Species Hypostomus spinosissimus (Steindachner, 1880)  
                                        Species Hypostomus squalinus Jardine and Schomburgk in Schomburgk, 1841  
                                        Species Hypostomus strigaticeps (Regan, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus subcarinatus Castelnau, 1855  
                                        Species Hypostomus surinamensis Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus tapanahoniensis Boeseman, 1969  
                                        Species Hypostomus taphorni (Lilyestrom, 1984)  
                                        Species Hypostomus tenuicauda (Steindachner, 1878)  
                                        Species Hypostomus tenuis Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus ternetzi (Boulenger, 1895)  
                                        Species Hypostomus tietensis (Ihering, 1905)  
                                        Species Hypostomus topavae (Godoy, 1969)  
                                        Species Hypostomus unae (Steindachner, 1878)  
                                        Species Hypostomus unicolor (Steindachner, 1908)  
                                        Species Hypostomus uruguayensis Reis, Weber and Malabarba, 1990  
                                        Species Hypostomus vaillanti (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Hypostomus variipictus (Ihering, 1911)  
                                        Species Hypostomus varimaculosus (Fowler, 1945)  
                                        Species Hypostomus variostictus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912)  
                                        Species Hypostomus ventromaculatus Boeseman, 1968  
                                        Species Hypostomus vermicularis (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                        Species Hypostomus villarsi (Lütken, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypostomus virescens (Cope, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypostomus waiampi Carvalho and Weber, 2005  
                                        Species Hypostomus watwata Hancock, 1828  
                                        Species Hypostomus winzi (Fowler, 1945)  
                                        Species Hypostomus wuchereri (Günther, 1864)  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Hypostomus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   

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