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

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Scholtz, D.

South America
Max. Length 21.1 cm SL
Leporacanthicus galaxias Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1989

Photo by Scholtz, D.
 
Leporacanthicus galaxias
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL
Leporacanthicus heterodon Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1989

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporacanthicus heterodon
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Leporacanthicus joselimai Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1989

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporacanthicus joselimai
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Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL
Leporacanthicus triactis Isbrücker, Nijssen & Nico, 1992

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Leporacanthicus triactis
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4 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Leporacanthicus
(Armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1989 Leporacanthicus galaxias South America 21.1 SL
1989 Leporacanthicus heterodon South America 10.3 SL
1989 Leporacanthicus joselimai South America 9.8 SL
1992 Leporacanthicus triactis South America 24.7 SL



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