is diagnosed by the following combination of characters,
Description: lateral plates 23-25,
posterior margin of pectoral spine smooth, 18 to 24plates bearing laterosensory canals, snout
with an anterior odontode free area, and caudal peduncle
depth 10.8-12.3% of SL. Colour: Ground
colour of dorsolateral body surface brownish, ventral
surface of head and trunk pale brown. Narrow light
stripe from snout tip to eye. Dorsum of body and upper
third of flanks light, this area extending from supraoccipital
margin to caudal fin. Pectoral, pelvic, dorsal, and
anal fins pale brown with dots forming series of darker
bands. Caudal fin dark brown with light scattered
dots, and two light vertical bars; first one at about
middle fin, second one narrower, placed near distal
margin and sometimes less evident. Caudal fin with
light area on tip of three or four uppermost rays.
Aquarium Care: Will feed on flake, algae,
tablet foods and algae wafers and they lay their eggs
on plant leaves. They rest on aquatic vegetation in
the aquarium and the less light in the tank the darker
South America:Rio de la Plata basin, and the lower Uruguay
basin in Republica Oriental del Uruguay.
A. E.,Azpelicueta, M. de las Mercedes,
Casciotta, Jorge R. & Litz, Thomas.
A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae,
Otothyrini) from the República Oriental del Uruguay.
Zootaxa 4109(2):227. Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2016.FishBase.
World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org,
( 10/2016 ).