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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes
Subfamily: Trichomycterinae
Genus: Silvinichthys

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3 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys bortayro
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South America

 
Silvinichthys leoncitensis
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South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm

 
Silvinichthys mendozensis
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3 Species of Family Trichomycteridae with Genus Silvinichthys
(Pencil or parasitic catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2005 Silvinichthys bortayro South America 2.8 SL
2011 Silvinichthys leoncitensis South America
1978 Silvinichthys mendozensis South America 7.3



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