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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Leporinus

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90 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 33 cm TL

 
Leporinus acutidens
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Leporinus affinis Günther, 1864

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporinus affinis
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 23.4 cm SL
Leporinus agassizii Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Leporinus agassizii
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus alternus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.4 cm TL

 
Leporinus amae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Leporinus amazonicus
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL
Leporinus amblyrhynchus Garavello & Britski, 1987

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Leporinus amblyrhynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Leporinus apollo
[]

Photo by Kochetov, S.M.

South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Leporinus arcus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Kochetov, S.M.
 
Leporinus arcus
[Lipstick leporinus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Leporinus aripuanaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Leporinus badueli
[]

Photo by Fulgêncio, M.

South America

Leporinus bahiensis Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Fulgêncio, M.
 
Leporinus bahiensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus bimaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Leporinus bistriatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL

 
Leporinus bleheri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Leporinus boehlkei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Leporinus brinco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.0 cm

 
Leporinus britskii
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 25.6 cm SL
Leporinus brunneus Myers, 1950

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Leporinus brunneus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus conirostris
[]

Photo by Pauls, E.

South America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Leporinus copelandii Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Pauls, E.
 
Leporinus copelandii
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus cylindriformis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Leporinus desmotes Fowler, 1914

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporinus desmotes
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Leporinus ecuadorensis Eigenmann & Henn, 1916

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Leporinus ecuadorensis
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 39.8 cm SL
Leporinus elongatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Leporinus elongatus
[]

Photo by Santos et al, 2006

South America

Leporinus falcipinnis Mahnert, Géry & Muller, 1997

Photo by Santos et al, 2006
 
Leporinus falcipinnis
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Leporinus fasciatus (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Leporinus fasciatus
[Banded leporinus]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Leporinus friderici (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Leporinus friderici
[Threespot leporinus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Leporinus geminis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Leporinus gomesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Leporinus gossei
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm
Leporinus granti Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Leporinus granti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Leporinus guttatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus holostictus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Leporinus jamesi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus jatuncochi
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America

Leporinus klausewitzi Géry, 1960

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Leporinus klausewitzi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL
Leporinus lacustris Amaral Campos, 1945

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporinus lacustris
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus lebaili
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America

Leporinus leschenaulti Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Leporinus leschenaulti
[]

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.

South America
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Leporinus macrocephalus Garavello & Britski, 1988

Photo by Feitosa, J.L.
 
Leporinus macrocephalus
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Leporinus maculatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Leporinus maculatus
[Spotted leporinus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Leporinus marcgravii
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus melanopleura
[Spottail leporinus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Leporinus melanopleurodes
[]

Photo by Vierke, J.

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Leporinus melanostictus Norman, 1926

Photo by Vierke, J.
 
Leporinus melanostictus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Leporinus microphthalmus
[]

Photo by Bucher, R.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Leporinus moralesi Fowler, 1942

Photo by Bucher, R.
 
Leporinus moralesi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus multifasciatus
[]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 25.7 cm FL
Leporinus muyscorum Steindachner, 1900

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Leporinus muyscorum
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus nattereri
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus niceforoi
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Leporinus nigrotaeniatus (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Leporinus nigrotaeniatus
[Halfline leporinus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Leporinus nijsseni
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Leporinus obtusidens (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Leporinus obtusidens
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Leporinus octofasciatus Steindachner, 1915

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Leporinus octofasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Leporinus octomaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus ortomaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus pachyurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.9 cm SL

 
Leporinus parae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus paralternus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Leporinus paranensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Leporinus parvulus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus pearsoni
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Leporinus pellegrinii Steindachner, 1910

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Leporinus pellegrinii
[]

Photo by IGFA

South America
Max. Length 33.0 cm FL
Leporinus piau Fowler, 1941

Photo by IGFA
 
Leporinus piau
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 38.0 cm SL

 
Leporinus piavussu
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 31.5 cm SL

 
Leporinus pitingai
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus platycephalus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus punctatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Leporinus reinhardti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Leporinus reticulatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Leporinus santosi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Leporinus sexstriatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus spilopleura
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus steindachneri
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Leporinus steyermarki Inger, 1956

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Leporinus steyermarki
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Leporinus striatus Kner, 1858

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Leporinus striatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus subniger
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Leporinus taeniatus Lütken, 1875

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Leporinus taeniatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Leporinus taeniofasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus tigrinus
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL
Leporinus trifasciatus Steindachner, 1876

Photo by IBAMA
 
Leporinus trifasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Leporinus trimaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Leporinus uatumaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Leporinus unitaeniatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Leporinus vanzoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Leporinus venerei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Leporinus wolfei
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Leporinus y-ophorus Eigenmann, 1922

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Leporinus y-ophorus
[]
90 Species of Family Anostomidae with Genus Leporinus
(Headstanders)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1837 Leporinus acutidens South America 33 TL
1864 Leporinus affinis South America 25 TL
1876 Leporinus agassizii South America 23.4 SL
1912 Leporinus alternus South America
1980 Leporinus amae South America 19.4 TL
2008 Leporinus amazonicus South America 25 SL
1987 Leporinus amblyrhynchus South America 19.6 SL
2011 Leporinus apollo South America 13.4 SL
1912 Leporinus arcus Lipstick leporinus South America 40 TL
1981 Leporinus aripuanaensis South America 9.3 SL
1948 Leporinus badueli South America 10.5 SL
1875 Leporinus bahiensis South America
1855 Leporinus bimaculatus South America
1997 Leporinus bistriatus South America 11.1 SL
1999 Leporinus bleheri South America 14.2 SL
1988 Leporinus boehlkei South America 15.8 SL
2013 Leporinus brinco South America 18.7 SL
2011 Leporinus britskii South America 10.0
1950 Leporinus brunneus South America 25.6 SL
1875 Leporinus conirostris South America
1875 Leporinus copelandii South America 23 TL
1929 Leporinus cylindriformis South America
1914 Leporinus desmotes South America 18 TL
1916 Leporinus ecuadorensis South America 25 TL
1850 Leporinus elongatus South America 39.8 SL
1997 Leporinus falcipinnis South America
1794 Leporinus fasciatus Banded leporinus South America 30 TL
1794 Leporinus friderici Threespot leporinus South America 40 SL
2009 Leporinus geminis South America 18 SL
1981 Leporinus gomesi South America 16 SL
1991 Leporinus gossei South America 25 SL
1912 Leporinus granti South America 25
2009 Leporinus guttatus South America 12.5 SL
1878 Leporinus holostictus South America
1929 Leporinus jamesi South America 15.4 SL
1971 Leporinus jatuncochi South America
1960 Leporinus klausewitzi South America
1945 Leporinus lacustris South America 20.3 SL
1983 Leporinus lebaili South America
1850 Leporinus leschenaulti South America
1988 Leporinus macrocephalus South America 60 SL
1844 Leporinus maculatus Spotted leporinus South America 20 TL
1875 Leporinus marcgravii South America 11.9 SL
1864 Leporinus melanopleura Spottail leporinus South America
2013 Leporinus melanopleurodes South America 12.9 SL
1926 Leporinus melanostictus South America 28 SL
1989 Leporinus microphthalmus South America 11.8 SL
1942 Leporinus moralesi South America 30 TL
1878 Leporinus multifasciatus South America
1900 Leporinus muyscorum South America 25.7 FL
1876 Leporinus nattereri South America
1943 Leporinus niceforoi South America
1841 Leporinus nigrotaeniatus Halfline leporinus South America 40 TL
1990 Leporinus nijsseni South America 17 TL
1837 Leporinus obtusidens South America 76 TL
1915 Leporinus octofasciatus South America 23.5 SL
1993 Leporinus octomaculatus South America 12.9 SL
2000 Leporinus ortomaculatus South America
1850 Leporinus pachyurus South America
1907 Leporinus parae South America 22.9 SL
1914 Leporinus paralternus South America
1987 Leporinus paranensis South America 16 SL
2013 Leporinus parvulus South America 7.7 SL
1940 Leporinus pearsoni South America
1910 Leporinus pellegrinii South America 12 TL
1941 Leporinus piau South America 33.0 FL
2012 Leporinus piavussu South America 38.0 SL
1996 Leporinus pitingai South America 31.5 SL
1935 Leporinus platycephalus South America
2000 Leporinus punctatus South America
1875 Leporinus reinhardti South America 17 SL
1993 Leporinus reticulatus South America 13.6 SL
2013 Leporinus santosi South America 13.5 SL
1980 Leporinus sexstriatus South America 8 SL
1926 Leporinus spilopleura South America
1907 Leporinus steindachneri South America
1956 Leporinus steyermarki South America 30 TL
1858 Leporinus striatus South America 25 TL
1943 Leporinus subniger South America
1875 Leporinus taeniatus South America 15.1 SL
1997 Leporinus taeniofasciatus South America 12.9 SL
1929 Leporinus tigrinus South America
1876 Leporinus trifasciatus South America 23.8 SL
1992 Leporinus trimaculatus South America 23.2 SL
1996 Leporinus uatumaensis South America 10.2 SL
2009 Leporinus unitaeniatus South America 12.5 SL
2005 Leporinus vanzoi South America
2008 Leporinus venerei South America 13.6 SL
1940 Leporinus wolfei South America 30 TL
1922 Leporinus y-ophorus South America



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