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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Hypomasticus

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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Ponton, D.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Hypomasticus despaxi (Puyo, 1943)

Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Hypomasticus despaxi
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South America

 
Hypomasticus garmani
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL

 
Hypomasticus julii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Hypomasticus lineomaculatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Hypomasticus megalepis
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No picture found
South America

 
Hypomasticus mormyrops
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.7 cm SL

 
Hypomasticus pachycheilus
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No picture found
South America

 
Hypomasticus thayeri
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8 Species of Family Anostomidae with Genus Hypomasticus
(Headstanders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1943 Hypomasticus despaxi South America 16 TL
1929 Hypomasticus garmani South America
1996 Hypomasticus julii South America 20.6 SL
2013 Hypomasticus lineomaculatus South America 6.3 SL
1863 Hypomasticus megalepis South America 6.8 SL
1875 Hypomasticus mormyrops South America
1976 Hypomasticus pachycheilus South America 15.7 SL
1929 Hypomasticus thayeri South America



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