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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Genus: Hypoptopoma

(See list of species below)



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15 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma baileyi
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South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma bianale
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma elongatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma guianense
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma gulare
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma incognitum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma machadoi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm

 
Hypoptopoma muzuspi
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Hypoptopoma psilogaster Fowler, 1915

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hypoptopoma psilogaster
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma spectabile
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma steindachneri
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Photo by Vierke, J.

South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Hypoptopoma sternoptychum (Schaefer, 1996)

Photo by Vierke, J.
 
Hypoptopoma sternoptychum
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Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Hypoptopoma thoracatum Günther, 1868

Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
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15 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Hypoptopoma
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2010 Hypoptopoma baileyi South America 4.4 TL
2010 Hypoptopoma bianale South America 5.4 TL
2010 Hypoptopoma brevirostratum South America 5.1 TL
2010 Hypoptopoma elongatum South America 10.2 TL
1974 Hypoptopoma guianense South America 6.2 SL
1878 Hypoptopoma gulare South America 10.5 SL
2010 Hypoptopoma incognitum South America 9.5 TL
1893 Hypoptopoma inexspectatum South America 7.1 SL
2010 Hypoptopoma machadoi South America 7.0 TL
2010 Hypoptopoma muzuspi South America 3.6
1915 Hypoptopoma psilogaster South America 7 SL
1914 Hypoptopoma spectabile South America 2.9 SL
1895 Hypoptopoma steindachneri South America 10 SL
1996 Hypoptopoma sternoptychum South America 3.3 SL
1868 Hypoptopoma thoracatum South America 8 TL



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