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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Anostomidae Headstanders

Genus: Rhytiodus

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4 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Rhytiodus argenteofuscus Kner, 1858

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Rhytiodus argenteofuscus
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South America

 
Rhytiodus elongatus
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South America

 
Rhytiodus lauzannei
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South America

Rhytiodus microlepis Kner, 1858

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Rhytiodus microlepis
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4 Species of Family Anostomidae with Genus Rhytiodus
(Headstanders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Rhytiodus argenteofuscus South America 30 SL
1908 Rhytiodus elongatus South America
1987 Rhytiodus lauzannei South America
1858 Rhytiodus microlepis South America



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