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

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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America

Hypancistrus contradens Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

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Hypancistrus contradens
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South America

Hypancistrus debilittera Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

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Hypancistrus debilittera
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South America

Hypancistrus furunculus Armbruster, Lujan & Taphorn, 2007

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

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Hypancistrus inspector
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South America

 
Hypancistrus lunaorum
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Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Hypancistrus margaritatus Tan & Armbruster, 2016

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Hypancistrus margaritatus
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South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Hypancistrus phantasma
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Photo by Seidel, I.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Hypancistrus zebra Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1991

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Hypancistrus zebra
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8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypancistrus contradens South America 2007
Hypancistrus debilittera South America 2007
Hypancistrus furunculus South America 2007
Hypancistrus inspector South America 12.6 SL 2002
Hypancistrus lunaorum South America 2007
Hypancistrus margaritatus South America 4.6 SL 2016
Hypancistrus phantasma South America 12.3 SL 2016
Hypancistrus zebra South America 7 TL 1991



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