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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Callichthyinae
Genus: Lepthoplosternum

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum
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Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum beni Reis, 1997

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Lepthoplosternum beni
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Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum pectorale (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Lepthoplosternum pectorale
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum stellatum
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum tordilho
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum ucamara
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6 Species of Family Callichthyidae with Genus Lepthoplosternum
(Callichthyid armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1997 Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum South America 5 SL
1997 Lepthoplosternum beni South America 5 SL
1895 Lepthoplosternum pectorale South America 6.0 SL
2005 Lepthoplosternum stellatum South America 4.6 SL
1997 Lepthoplosternum tordilho South America 4.6 SL
2005 Lepthoplosternum ucamara South America 4.6 SL



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