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

(See list of species below)



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26 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Hemiancistrus annectens (Regan, 1904)

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Hemiancistrus annectens
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Photo by Monzini, J.

Central America
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Hemiancistrus aspidolepis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Monzini, J.
 
Hemiancistrus aspidolepis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus cerrado
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus chlorostictus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus fugleri
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Photo by Ortiz, L.

South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Hemiancistrus fuliginosus Cardoso & Malabarba, 1999

Photo by Ortiz, L.
 
Hemiancistrus fuliginosus
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Hemiancistrus guahiborum Werneke, Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2005

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemiancistrus guahiborum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus hammarlundi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Hemiancistrus holostictus
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Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Hemiancistrus landoni Eigenmann, 1916

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Hemiancistrus landoni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus macrops
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL
Hemiancistrus maracaiboensis Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Hemiancistrus maracaiboensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 39 cm TL

 
Hemiancistrus medians
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus megacephalus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28.6 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus megalopteryx
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus meizospilos
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus micrommatos
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 13.0 cm SL
Hemiancistrus pankimpuju Lujan & Chamon, 2008

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Hemiancistrus pankimpuju
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Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Hemiancistrus punctulatus Cardoso & Malabarba, 1999

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Hemiancistrus punctulatus
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Hemiancistrus sabaji (Armbruster, 2003)

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Hemiancistrus sabaji
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Hemiancistrus snethlageae (Steindachner, 1911)

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Hemiancistrus snethlageae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus spilomma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus spinosissimus
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Hemiancistrus subviridis Werneke, Sabaj Pérez, Lujan & Armbruster, 2005

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemiancistrus subviridis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Hemiancistrus votouro
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Photo by Alvarez, F.

South America
Max. Length 32.5 cm TL
Hemiancistrus wilsoni Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Alvarez, F.
 
Hemiancistrus wilsoni
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26 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Hemiancistrus
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1904 Hemiancistrus annectens South America 28 TL
1867 Hemiancistrus aspidolepis Central America 40 SL
2008 Hemiancistrus cerrado South America 17.0 SL
1999 Hemiancistrus chlorostictus South America 14.7 SL
1971 Hemiancistrus fugleri South America 9.1 SL
1999 Hemiancistrus fuliginosus South America 16.2 SL
2005 Hemiancistrus guahiborum South America
1937 Hemiancistrus hammarlundi South America 7.4 SL
1913 Hemiancistrus holostictus South America 18 TL
1916 Hemiancistrus landoni South America 25 TL
1874 Hemiancistrus macrops South America 9.4 SL
1944 Hemiancistrus maracaiboensis South America 28.5 TL
1854 Hemiancistrus medians South America 39 TL
1868 Hemiancistrus megacephalus South America 12.3 SL
2004 Hemiancistrus megalopteryx South America 28.6 SL
2004 Hemiancistrus meizospilos South America 14.9 SL
2003 Hemiancistrus micrommatos South America 11.9 SL
2008 Hemiancistrus pankimpuju South America 13.0 SL
1999 Hemiancistrus punctulatus South America 19 SL
2003 Hemiancistrus sabaji South America 19.8 SL
1911 Hemiancistrus snethlageae South America 22 TL
2003 Hemiancistrus spilomma South America 14.2 SL
2003 Hemiancistrus spinosissimus South America 12.7 SL
2005 Hemiancistrus subviridis South America 14.9 SL
2004 Hemiancistrus votouro South America 14.1 SL
1918 Hemiancistrus wilsoni South America 32.5 TL



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