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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Ageneiosus

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12 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus atronasus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus brevis
[]

Photo by Magalhães, K.

South America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Ageneiosus inermis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Magalhães, K.
 
Ageneiosus inermis
[Manduba]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Ageneiosus magoi Castillo & Brull G., 1989

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Ageneiosus magoi
[]

Photo by Childs, K.

South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Ageneiosus marmoratus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Childs, K.
 
Ageneiosus marmoratus
[Bottlenose catfish]

Photo by Sverlij, S.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Ageneiosus militaris
[]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

Central and South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Ageneiosus pardalis Lütken, 1874

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Ageneiosus pardalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus piperatus
[]

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.

South America
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Ageneiosus polystictus Steindachner, 1915

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.
 
Ageneiosus polystictus
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Ageneiosus ucayalensis Castelnau, 1855

Photo by IBAMA
 
Ageneiosus ucayalensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ageneiosus uranophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus vittatus
[]
12 Species of Family Auchenipteridae with Genus Ageneiosus
(Driftwood catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Ageneiosus atronasus South America 12 SL
1881 Ageneiosus brevis South America 16 SL
1766 Ageneiosus inermis Manduba South America 59 TL
1989 Ageneiosus magoi South America 18.1 SL
1912 Ageneiosus marmoratus Bottlenose catfish South America 18.5 SL
1835 Ageneiosus militaris South America 30 SL
1874 Ageneiosus pardalis Central and South America 44 SL
1912 Ageneiosus piperatus South America 4.8 SL
1915 Ageneiosus polystictus South America 45 SL
1855 Ageneiosus ucayalensis South America 29 SL
2010 Ageneiosus uranophthalmus South America
1908 Ageneiosus vittatus South America 22 SL



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