Pareiorhaphis hypselurus (Pereira & Reis, 2002)
photo by GuimarĂ£es, T.F.R.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Max. size:  6.91 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Anal fin with 4 branched rays; dorsal surface of body and head dark brown, without black dots; caudal peduncle deep 11.1-14.0% SL in adults; and 74-98 teeth in each dentary (Ref. 42856).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 07 November 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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