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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Ancistrinae
Genus: Chaetostoma

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46 species (see list below)

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South America

 
Chaetostoma aburrensis
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Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chaetostoma aequinoctiale Pellegrin, 1909

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Chaetostoma aequinoctiale
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma alternifasciatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma anale
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma anomalum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma branickii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma breve
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma brevilabiatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma changae
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No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma daidalmatos
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma dermorhynchum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dorsale
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dupouii
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No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma fischeri
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Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma formosae Ballen, 2011

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chaetostoma formosae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma greeni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma guairense
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma jegui
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lepturum
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Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA

South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Chaetostoma leucomelas Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA
 
Chaetostoma leucomelas
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma loborhynchos
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma machiquense
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marcapatae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marginatum
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Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Chaetostoma marmorescens Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma marmorescens
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma microps
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Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chaetostoma milesi Fowler, 1941

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Chaetostoma milesi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma mollinasum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma niveum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma nudirostre
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma palmeri
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma patiae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma paucispinis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma pearsei
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma sericeum
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Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Chaetostoma sovichthys Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma sovichthys
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma stannii
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No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma stroumpoulos
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Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma tachiraense Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma tachiraense
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Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chaetostoma taczanowskii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma taczanowskii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma thomsoni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vagum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vasquezi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma venezuelae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma yurubiense
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46 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Chaetostoma
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1909 Chaetostoma aburrensis South America
1909 Chaetostoma aequinoctiale South America 7 SL
1945 Chaetostoma alternifasciatum South America 15.3 SL
1943 Chaetostoma anale South America 16 SL
1903 Chaetostoma anomalum South America 16 TL
1881 Chaetostoma branickii South America 13.5 TL
1904 Chaetostoma breve South America 30 TL
1942 Chaetostoma brevilabiatum South America 11.9 SL
2006 Chaetostoma changae South America 7.6 SL
2006 Chaetostoma daidalmatos South America
1887 Chaetostoma dermorhynchum South America 25 TL
1922 Chaetostoma dorsale South America 8.8 SL
1945 Chaetostoma dupouii South America 7.9 SL
1879 Chaetostoma fischeri Central and South America 30 TL
2011 Chaetostoma formosae South America 9.7 SL
2001 Chaetostoma greeni South America 6.5 TL
1881 Chaetostoma guairense South America 8.1 SL
1991 Chaetostoma jegui South America 16.8 SL
1912 Chaetostoma lepturum South America 21.5 SL
1918 Chaetostoma leucomelas South America 14.3 TL
1942 Chaetostoma lineopunctatum South America 14.3 SL
1846 Chaetostoma loborhynchos South America 13.7 TL
1953 Chaetostoma machiquense South America 6.6 SL
1904 Chaetostoma marcapatae South America 10 TL
1904 Chaetostoma marginatum South America 19 TL
1942 Chaetostoma marmorescens South America 13.5 SL
1864 Chaetostoma microps South America 8.9 TL
1941 Chaetostoma milesi South America 13 SL
1937 Chaetostoma mollinasum South America 6.8 SL
1944 Chaetostoma niveum South America 9.1 SL
1874 Chaetostoma nudirostre South America 12.6 TL
1912 Chaetostoma palmeri South America 9.5 TL
1945 Chaetostoma patiae South America 15.8 SL
1912 Chaetostoma paucispinis South America 9 TL
1920 Chaetostoma pearsei South America 15 TL
1872 Chaetostoma sericeum South America 5 SL
1944 Chaetostoma sovichthys South America 7.2 SL
1874 Chaetostoma stannii South America 20.5 TL
2006 Chaetostoma stroumpoulos South America
1944 Chaetostoma tachiraense South America 8.7 SL
1882 Chaetostoma taczanowskii South America 17 TL
1904 Chaetostoma thomsoni South America 10.1 TL
1943 Chaetostoma vagum South America 9.9 SL
1998 Chaetostoma vasquezi South America 18.7 SL
1944 Chaetostoma venezuelae South America 7.3 SL
1996 Chaetostoma yurubiense South America 5.1 SL



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