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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Callichthyinae
Genus: Dianema

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Dianema longibarbis Cope, 1872

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Dianema longibarbis
[Porthole catfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Dianema urostriatum (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dianema urostriatum
[Flagtail catfish]
2 Species of Family Callichthyidae with Genus Dianema
(Callichthyid armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1872 Dianema longibarbis Porthole catfish South America 8.2 SL
1912 Dianema urostriatum Flagtail catfish South America 8.4 SL



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