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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Trachelyopterus

(See list of species below)



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16 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gartner, D.-P.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Trachelyopterus albicrux (Berg, 1901)

Photo by Gartner, D.-P.
 
Trachelyopterus albicrux
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Trachelyopterus amblops
[]
No picture found
South America.

 
Trachelyopterus analis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trachelyopterus brevibarbis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trachelyopterus ceratophysus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Trachelyopterus coriaceus
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Trachelyopterus fisheri (Eigenmann, 1916)

Photo by James, A.
 
Trachelyopterus fisheri
[Driftwood catfish]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Trachelyopterus galeatus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Trachelyopterus galeatus
[]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Trachelyopterus insignis (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Trachelyopterus insignis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trachelyopterus isacanthus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trachelyopterus lacustris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Trachelyopterus leopardinus
[]

Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Trachelyopterus lucenai Bertoletti, Pezzi da Silva & Pereira, 1995

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Trachelyopterus lucenai
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Trachelyopterus peloichthys (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Trachelyopterus peloichthys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Trachelyopterus striatulus
[Singing catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.6 cm SL

 
Trachelyopterus teaguei
[]
16 Species of Family Auchenipteridae with Genus Trachelyopterus
(Driftwood catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1901 Trachelyopterus albicrux South America 14 TL
1913 Trachelyopterus amblops Central America 19 SL
1888 Trachelyopterus analis South America.
1878 Trachelyopterus brevibarbis South America
1858 Trachelyopterus ceratophysus South America
1840 Trachelyopterus coriaceus South America 18 TL
1916 Trachelyopterus fisheri Driftwood catfish South America 28 TL
1766 Trachelyopterus galeatus South America 22 SL
1878 Trachelyopterus insignis South America 20 SL
1878 Trachelyopterus isacanthus South America
1874 Trachelyopterus lacustris South America
1927 Trachelyopterus leopardinus South America 18 TL
1995 Trachelyopterus lucenai South America 16.5 SL
1944 Trachelyopterus peloichthys South America 20 TL
1877 Trachelyopterus striatulus Singing catfish South America 20 SL
1942 Trachelyopterus teaguei South America 19.6 SL



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