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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Chilodontidae Headstanders

Genus: Chilodus

(See list of species below)



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4 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chilodus fritillus
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Chilodus gracilis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Chilodus gracilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chilodus punctatus
[Spotted headstander]

Photo by Ponton, D.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Chilodus zunevei Puyo, 1946

Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Chilodus zunevei
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4 Species of Family Chilodontidae with Genus Chilodus
(Headstanders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1997 Chilodus fritillus South America 7.3 SL
1988 Chilodus gracilis South America 6.4 SL
1844 Chilodus punctatus Spotted headstander South America 7.9 SL
1946 Chilodus zunevei South America 7.7 SL



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