Was listed for many years
due to the overlaps of traits to different genera.
It was given two L-numbers, L127 (DATZ 05/1993) and
L207 (DATZ 03/1996) which are one and the same species.
As of the latest paper by Armbruster et al. (2015)
this species has now been moved into the Peckoltia
genus. Habitat: Known from the Meta
Drainage near Villavicencio and the Orinoco from the
mouth of the Meta to around Ciudad Bolivar. Colouration:
Base colour light tan with brown to black markings.
Four dorsal saddles on the body, the first below the
middle rays of the dorsal fin, the second below the
posterior rays of the dorsal fin and slightly posterior,
the third below the adipose fin and slightly anterior,
and the fourth at the end of the caudal peduncle.
Diet: Omnivore; Vegetarian food,
tablets & pellets, insect larvae, zooplankton
and soft wood.
For more information consult the paper referenced
in the table by Armbruster, J.W. 2008.
Venezuela, Amazonas. Type Locality:
Venezuela, Amazonas, río Orinoco at Paso Ganado,
38 km NNW of San Fernando de Atabapo, 04.3842°,
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. L-Numbers Datz Special:
Habitat, Care & Diet.