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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes
Subfamily: Stegophilinae
Genus: Pseudostegophilus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon (Myers, 1942)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon
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South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pseudostegophilus nemurus
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2 Species of Family Trichomycteridae with Genus Pseudostegophilus
(Pencil or parasitic catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1942 Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon South America 5.7 SL
1869 Pseudostegophilus nemurus South America 15 TL



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