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Hypostomus  Lacepčde, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164341

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

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  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   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hypostomus   
       

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