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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Lebiasinidae Pencilfishes
Subfamily: Pyrrhulininae
Genus: Nannostomus

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20 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Nannostomus anduzei Fernandez & Weitzman, 1987

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Nannostomus anduzei
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Nannostomus beckfordi Günther, 1872

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Nannostomus beckfordi
[Golden pencilfish]

Photo by AquaNet

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Nannostomus bifasciatus Hoedeman, 1954

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Nannostomus bifasciatus
[Whiteside pencilfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Nannostomus britskii
[Spotstripe pencilfish]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Nannostomus digrammus (Fowler, 1913)

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Nannostomus digrammus
[Twostripe pencilfish]

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South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Nannostomus eques Steindachner, 1876

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Nannostomus eques
[Brown pencilfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Nannostomus erythrurus
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Nannostomus espei (Meinken, 1956)

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Nannostomus espei
[Barred pencilfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Nannostomus grandis
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Nannostomus harrisoni (Eigenmann, 1909)

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Nannostomus harrisoni
[Blackstripe pencilfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Nannostomus limatus
[Elegant pencilfish]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Nannostomus marginatus Eigenmann, 1909

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Nannostomus marginatus
[]

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South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Nannostomus marilynae Weitzman & Cobb, 1975

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Nannostomus marilynae
[Greenstripe pencilfish]

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South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Nannostomus minimus Eigenmann, 1909

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Nannostomus minimus
[Least pencilfish]

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South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Nannostomus mortenthaleri Paepke & Arendt, 2001

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Nannostomus mortenthaleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Nannostomus nigrotaeniatus
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Nannostomus nitidus Weitzman, 1978

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Nannostomus nitidus
[Shining pencilfish]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Nannostomus rubrocaudatus Zarske, 2009

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Nannostomus rubrocaudatus
[]

Photo by Appleby, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Nannostomus trifasciatus Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Nannostomus trifasciatus
[Threestripe pencilfish]

Photo by Appleby, C.

South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Nannostomus unifasciatus Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Nannostomus unifasciatus
[Oneline pencilfish]
20 Species of Family Lebiasinidae with Genus Nannostomus
(Pencilfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1987 Nannostomus anduzei South America 1.6 SL
1872 Nannostomus beckfordi Golden pencilfish South America 6.5 SL
1954 Nannostomus bifasciatus Whiteside pencilfish South America 3.4 SL
1978 Nannostomus britskii Spotstripe pencilfish South America 2.4 SL
1913 Nannostomus digrammus Twostripe pencilfish South America 2.8 SL
1876 Nannostomus eques Brown pencilfish South America 5 TL
1909 Nannostomus erythrurus South America 2.9 SL
1956 Nannostomus espei Barred pencilfish South America 4 TL
2011 Nannostomus grandis South America 4.6 SL
1909 Nannostomus harrisoni Blackstripe pencilfish South America 4.5 SL
1978 Nannostomus limatus Elegant pencilfish South America 3.6 SL
1909 Nannostomus marginatus South America 3.5 TL
1975 Nannostomus marilynae Greenstripe pencilfish South America 5 TL
1909 Nannostomus minimus Least pencilfish South America 2.3 SL
2001 Nannostomus mortenthaleri South America 2.9 SL
2013 Nannostomus nigrotaeniatus South America 3.3 SL
1978 Nannostomus nitidus Shining pencilfish South America 3.5 SL
2009 Nannostomus rubrocaudatus South America 2.6 SL
1876 Nannostomus trifasciatus Threestripe pencilfish South America 3.6 SL
1876 Nannostomus unifasciatus Oneline pencilfish South America 3.8 SL



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