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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Amphiliidae Loach catfishes
Subfamily: Doumeinae
Genus: Phractura

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Phractura ansorgii Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Phractura ansorgii
[African whiptailed catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Phractura bovei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Phractura brevicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Phractura clauseni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Phractura fasciata
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Phractura gladysae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Phractura intermedia
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Phractura lindica
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL

 
Phractura longicauda
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Phractura macrura Poll, 1967

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Phractura macrura
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Phractura scaphyrhynchura (Vaillant, 1886)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Phractura scaphyrhynchura
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Phractura stiassny
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Phractura tenuicauda
[]
13 Species of Family Amphiliidae with Genus Phractura
(Loach catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1902 Phractura ansorgii African whiptailed catfish Africa 9 TL
1892 Phractura bovei Africa 11 TL
1911 Phractura brevicauda Africa 7 TL
1963 Phractura clauseni Africa 7.8 SL
1920 Phractura fasciata Africa 12.5 TL
1931 Phractura gladysae Africa 14 TL
1911 Phractura intermedia Africa 9.5 TL
1902 Phractura lindica Africa 9 TL
1903 Phractura longicauda Africa 7.7 TL
1967 Phractura macrura Africa 9.1 SL
1886 Phractura scaphyrhynchura Africa 15 TL
2007 Phractura stiassny Africa 11.5 SL
1902 Phractura tenuicauda Africa 9.5 TL



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