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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Aspredinidae Banjo catfishes
Subfamily: Bunocephalinae
Genus: Bunocephalus

(See list of species below)



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10 species (see list below)

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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus aleuropsis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus amaurus
[Camouflaged catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus chamaizelus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bunocephalus colombianus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Bunocephalus coracoideus (Cope, 1874)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Bunocephalus coracoideus
[Guitarrita]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Bunocephalus doriae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus erondinae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus knerii
[Ecuador banjo catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus larai
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Bunocephalus verrucosus
[Gnarled catfish]
10 Species of Family Aspredinidae with Genus Bunocephalus
(Banjo catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1870 Bunocephalus aleuropsis South America 9.1 SL
1912 Bunocephalus amaurus Camouflaged catfish South America 12 SL
1912 Bunocephalus chamaizelus South America 3.7 SL
1912 Bunocephalus colombianus South America 11.5 SL
1874 Bunocephalus coracoideus Guitarrita South America 11 SL
1902 Bunocephalus doriae South America 8.3 SL
2010 Bunocephalus erondinae South America 8.3 SL
1882 Bunocephalus knerii Ecuador banjo catfish South America 13 SL
1930 Bunocephalus larai South America 5 SL
1792 Bunocephalus verrucosus Gnarled catfish South America 9.5 SL



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