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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Aspredinidae Banjo catfishes
Subfamily: Hoplomyzontinae
Genus: Hoplomyzon

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Hoplomyzon atrizona Myers, 1942

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Hoplomyzon atrizona
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South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon papillatus
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South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma
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3 Species of Family Aspredinidae with Genus Hoplomyzon
(Banjo catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1942 Hoplomyzon atrizona South America 2.7 SL
1985 Hoplomyzon papillatus South America 1.7 SL
1990 Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma South America 3.2 SL



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