Pseudancistrus sidereus

This is a fairly large loricariid , and is distinguished from its congeners by a strong keel on the caudal peduncle and the colour scheme which is generally very dark with bright white or yellow spots on the upperside.

The Pseudancistrus sidereus lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Pseudancistrus sidereus is a species of catfish belonging to the family Loricariidae. It is only known from the upper Orinoco basin in Amazonas state, Venezuela. More

Pseudancistrus sidereus Armbruster, 2004 - add this species to your "My Cats" page. Common Name(s) None Type Locality Río Siapa from 10-15 km downstream, Río Casiquiare - Río Negro drainage, 01.50000°, -065. More

Pseudancistrus sidereus is diagnosed by a unique modification of the ventral plates on the caudal peduncle. In loricariids, the plates of the ventral row on the caudal peduncle are typically bent at an approximately 90 More

Pseudancistrus sidereus where the dorsal fin does not reach preadipose plate. Depressed pectoral-fin spine reaching beyond base of pelvic-fin rays; depressed pelvic-fin spine typically reaching anterior insertion of anal fin (sometimes slightly beyond). More

Pseudancistrus sidereus from specimens collected in the Amazon and Orinoco basin in Venezuela. Formerly known as Pseudancistrus sp. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Pseudancistrus
Species : Pseudancistrus sidereus
Authority : Armbruster, 2004