Parancistrus nudiventris

The Parancistrus nudiventris lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Parancistrus nudiventris is distinguished from P. aurantiacus (the only other valid species of Parancistrus) by the lack of abdominal plates, larger interbranchial distance (39-56% in HL vs. 24.9-39.5% in P. aurantiacus), narrower interorbital distance (26.8-38% in HL vs. 38.5-43.1% in P. More

The plec, which has been named Parancistrus nudiventris is believed to be a close relative of the Rubber plec, P. aurantiacus, and has just been described in the journal Neotropical Ichthyology. More

Parancistrus nudiventris, new species, is described and compared with the congener P. aurantiacus. The new species has only been recorded from rio Xingu and can be distinguished from P. aurantiacus by having a naked abdomen (plated in P. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Parancistrus
Species : Parancistrus nudiventris
Authority : Rapp Py-Daniel & Zuanon,2005