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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Cordylancistrus daguae (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Cordylancistrus daguae
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South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus nephelion
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus perijae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platycephalus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus santarosensis
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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cordylancistrus torbesensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Cordylancistrus torbesensis
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7 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Cordylancistrus
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Cordylancistrus daguae South America 9.5 TL
2006 Cordylancistrus nephelion South America 12.9 SL
1996 Cordylancistrus perijae South America 12.7 SL
1898 Cordylancistrus platycephalus South America 14.5 TL
1943 Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus South America 9.5 TL
2012 Cordylancistrus santarosensis South America 7.1 SL
1944 Cordylancistrus torbesensis South America 6.5 SL



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