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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Corydoradinae
Genus: Scleromystax

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Terceira, A.C.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Scleromystax barbatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Scleromystax barbatus
[Banded corydoras]
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South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Scleromystax macropterus
[Sailfin corydoras]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Scleromystax prionotos (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Scleromystax prionotos
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South America

 
Scleromystax salmacis
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4 Species of Family Callichthyidae with Genus Scleromystax
(Callichthyid armored catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1824 Scleromystax barbatus Banded corydoras South America 9.8 SL
1913 Scleromystax macropterus Sailfin corydoras South America 8.7 SL
1980 Scleromystax prionotos South America 5.3 SL
2005 Scleromystax salmacis South America



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