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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Laemolyta

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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South America

 
Laemolyta fasciata
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Laemolyta fernandezi Myers, 1950

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Laemolyta fernandezi
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL
Laemolyta garmani (Borodin, 1931)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Laemolyta garmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Laemolyta macra
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America

Laemolyta nitens (Garman, 1890)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Laemolyta nitens
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL
Laemolyta orinocensis (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Laemolyta orinocensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24.9 cm SL

 
Laemolyta proxima
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 28.8 cm SL
Laemolyta taeniata (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Laemolyta taeniata
[]

Photo by Santos et al, 2006

South America

Laemolyta varia (Garman, 1890)

Photo by Santos et al, 2006
 
Laemolyta varia
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9 Species of Family Anostomidae with Genus Laemolyta
(Headstanders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1924 Laemolyta fasciata South America
1950 Laemolyta fernandezi South America 25 SL
1931 Laemolyta garmani South America 21.4 SL
1974 Laemolyta macra South America 7.1 SL
1890 Laemolyta nitens South America
1879 Laemolyta orinocensis South America 16.6 SL
1890 Laemolyta proxima South America 24.9 SL
1858 Laemolyta taeniata South America 28.8 SL
1890 Laemolyta varia South America



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