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Family: Prochilodontidae Flannel-mouth characiforms



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21 species (see list below)

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Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Ichthyoelephas humeralis (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ichthyoelephas humeralis
[]

Photo by Alvarez, F.

South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Ichthyoelephas longirostris (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Alvarez, F.
 
Ichthyoelephas longirostris
[]

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Prochilodus argenteus Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Prochilodus argenteus
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 28.2 cm TL
Prochilodus brevis Steindachner, 1875

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus brevis
[Brazilian bocachico]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Prochilodus britskii
[]

Photo by Alves, C.B.M.

South America
Max. Length 42 cm SL
Prochilodus costatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Alves, C.B.M.
 
Prochilodus costatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Prochilodus hartii
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Prochilodus lacustris Steindachner, 1907

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Prochilodus lacustris
[]

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.

South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Prochilodus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1837)

Photo by Froehlich, O./Cavallaro, M.R.
 
Prochilodus lineatus
[Streaked prochilod]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Prochilodus magdalenae Steindachner, 1879

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Prochilodus magdalenae
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 37 cm SL
Prochilodus mariae Eigenmann, 1922

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Prochilodus mariae
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Prochilodus nigricans Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Prochilodus nigricans
[Black prochilodus]

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

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Prochilodus reticulatus Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Prochilodus reticulatus
[Netted prochilod]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus Jardine, 1841

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus
[]

Photo by Guilherme Souza, Projeto Piabanha

South America
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Prochilodus vimboides Kner, 1859

Photo by Guilherme Souza, Projeto Piabanha
 
Prochilodus vimboides
[]

Photo by Andrade, M.C.

South America
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Semaprochilodus brama (Valenciennes, 1850)

Photo by Andrade, M.C.
 
Semaprochilodus brama
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

South America
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL
Semaprochilodus insignis (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Semaprochilodus insignis
[Kissing prochilodus]

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Semaprochilodus kneri (Pellegrin, 1909)

Photo by Castro-Lima, F.
 
Semaprochilodus kneri
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Semaprochilodus laticeps (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Semaprochilodus laticeps
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 27.2 cm SL
Semaprochilodus taeniurus (Valenciennes, 1821)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Semaprochilodus taeniurus
[Silver prochilodus]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Semaprochilodus varii
[]
21 Species of Family Prochilodontidae
(Flannel-mouth characiforms)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1860 Ichthyoelephas humeralis South America 24 SL
1879 Ichthyoelephas longirostris South America 80 TL
1829 Prochilodus argenteus South America 44 SL
1875 Prochilodus brevis Brazilian bocachico South America 28.2 TL
1993 Prochilodus britskii South America 23.8 SL
1850 Prochilodus costatus South America 42 SL
1875 Prochilodus hartii South America 34 SL
1907 Prochilodus lacustris South America 32 SL
1837 Prochilodus lineatus Streaked prochilod South America 80 TL
1879 Prochilodus magdalenae South America 36 SL
1922 Prochilodus mariae South America 37 SL
1829 Prochilodus nigricans Black prochilodus South America 45 TL
1850 Prochilodus reticulatus Netted prochilod South America 28 SL
1841 Prochilodus rubrotaeniatus South America 32 SL
1859 Prochilodus vimboides South America 33 SL
1850 Semaprochilodus brama South America 54 TL
1841 Semaprochilodus insignis Kissing prochilodus South America 27.5 SL
1909 Semaprochilodus kneri South America 28 SL
1879 Semaprochilodus laticeps South America 44 SL
1821 Semaprochilodus taeniurus Silver prochilodus South America 27.2 SL
1988 Semaprochilodus varii South America 28 SL



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