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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America

Hypancistrus contradens Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Hypancistrus contradens
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Hypancistrus debilittera Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hypancistrus debilittera
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Hypancistrus furunculus Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hypancistrus furunculus
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Hypancistrus inspector Armbruster, 2002

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hypancistrus inspector
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South America

 
Hypancistrus lunaorum
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Photo by Seidel, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Hypancistrus zebra Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1991

Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Hypancistrus zebra
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6 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Hypancistrus
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2007 Hypancistrus contradens South America
2007 Hypancistrus debilittera South America
2007 Hypancistrus furunculus South America
2002 Hypancistrus inspector South America 12.6 SL
2007 Hypancistrus lunaorum South America
1991 Hypancistrus zebra South America 6.4 SL



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