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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Parodontidae Scrapetooths

Genus: Parodon

(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Parodon alfonsoi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Parodon apolinari
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm

 
Parodon atratoensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Parodon bifasciatus
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Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Parodon buckleyi Boulenger, 1887

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Parodon buckleyi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Parodon caliensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Parodon carrikeri
[]

Photo by Ponton, D.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Parodon guyanensis Géry, 1960

Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Parodon guyanensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Parodon hilarii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Parodon magdalenensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Parodon moreirai
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Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Parodon nasus Kner, 1859

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Parodon nasus
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Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Parodon pongoensis (Allen, 1942)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Parodon pongoensis
[Pongo characin]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Parodon suborbitalis Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Parodon suborbitalis
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14 Species of Family Parodontidae with Genus Parodon
(Scrapetooths)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Parodon alfonsoi South America 10.3 SL
1930 Parodon apolinari South America 9.3 SL
2011 Parodon atratoensis South America 10.8
1912 Parodon bifasciatus South America 9.8 SL
1887 Parodon buckleyi South America 15 SL
1895 Parodon caliensis South America 13 SL
1940 Parodon carrikeri South America 14.7 SL
1960 Parodon guyanensis South America 12 TL
1867 Parodon hilarii South America 13.7 SL
2011 Parodon magdalenensis South America 10.9 SL
2005 Parodon moreirai South America 11.8 SL
1859 Parodon nasus South America 12.7 SL
1942 Parodon pongoensis Pongo characin South America 10.4 SL
1850 Parodon suborbitalis South America 12.1 SL



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