The genera Ancistomus
has been reserected again on the latest paper by Armbruster
et al. (2015). Peckoltia feldbergae, Hemiancistrus
micrommatos, Ancistrus snethlageae,
Hemiancistrus spilomma, and Hemiancistrus
spinosissimus have all been transfered into this
genus.The former name of Hemiancistrus
spilomma is now moved into Ancistomus.
Reproduction: This is a cave spawner.
Sexual Differences: Males have odontodes
to their hard pectoral fin rays and also to the rear
part of their body. Females are noticeably wider in
the girth and do not possess the odotodes of the male.
Aquarium Care: Peaceful inhabitants
of an aquarium. Diet: Omnivore; vegetarian
food, tablets and pellets, insect larvae, zooplankton
and soft wood. Remarks:
For more information consult the paper referenced
in the table by Armbruster, et al. 2015. As of February
2015 this species is still listed as Hemiancistrus
spilomma on some online sources but has been
updated to Ancistomus on Eschmeyer's Catalog
Rio Araguaia. Type Locality: Rio
Tocantins near mouth of rio Lajeado, Porto Franco,
W., David C. Werneke & Milton Tan. 2015
Three new species of saddled loricariid catfishes,
and a review of Hemiancistrus, Peckoltia, and allied
genera (Siluriformes). ZooKeys 480: 97-123.