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

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2 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL
Parancistrus aurantiacus (Castelnau, 1855)

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Parancistrus aurantiacus
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South America

Parancistrus nudiventris Rapp Py-Daniel & Zuanon, 2005

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Parancistrus nudiventris
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2 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Parancistrus
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1855 Parancistrus aurantiacus South America 19.3 SL
2005 Parancistrus nudiventris South America



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