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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pseudopimelodidae Bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes

Genus: Cephalosilurus

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus
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Photo by Ros, W.

South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Cephalosilurus apurensis (Mees, 1978)

Photo by Ros, W.
 
Cephalosilurus apurensis
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL
Cephalosilurus fowleri Haseman, 1911

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cephalosilurus fowleri
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Photo by Ros, W.

South America
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus (Mees, 1974)

Photo by Ros, W.
 
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus
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4 Species of Family Pseudopimelodidae with Genus Cephalosilurus
(Bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Cephalosilurus albomarginatus South America 8.5 SL
1978 Cephalosilurus apurensis South America 29 SL
1911 Cephalosilurus fowleri South America 40.5 TL
1974 Cephalosilurus nigricaudus South America 35 TL



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