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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

Americas
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Lasiancistrus caucanus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Lasiancistrus caucanus
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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm TL
Lasiancistrus guacharote (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Lasiancistrus guacharote
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL
Lasiancistrus heteracanthus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Lasiancistrus heteracanthus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Lasiancistrus saetiger
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Lasiancistrus schomburgkii
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL
Lasiancistrus tentaculatus Armbruster, 2005

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Lasiancistrus tentaculatus
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6 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Lasiancistrus
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Lasiancistrus caucanus Americas 23.5 SL
1840 Lasiancistrus guacharote South America 11.9 TL
1869 Lasiancistrus heteracanthus South America 15.3 SL
2005 Lasiancistrus saetiger South America 10.0 SL
1864 Lasiancistrus schomburgkii South America 14.4 SL
2005 Lasiancistrus tentaculatus South America 14.8 SL



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