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Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes



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113 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus atronasus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus brevis
[]

Photo by Magalhães, K.

South America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Ageneiosus inermis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Photo by Magalhães, K.
 
Ageneiosus inermis
[Manduba]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL
Ageneiosus magoi Castillo & Brull G., 1989

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Ageneiosus magoi
[]

Photo by Childs, K.

South America
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL
Ageneiosus marmoratus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Childs, K.
 
Ageneiosus marmoratus
[Bottlenose catfish]

Photo by Sverlij, S.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835

Photo by Sverlij, S.
 
Ageneiosus militaris
[]

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.

Central and South America
Max. Length 44 cm SL
Ageneiosus pardalis Lütken, 1874

Photo by Olaya-Nieto, C.W.
 
Ageneiosus pardalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus piperatus
[]

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.

South America
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Ageneiosus polystictus Steindachner, 1915

Photo by Janzon, L.-A.
 
Ageneiosus polystictus
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Ageneiosus ucayalensis Castelnau, 1855

Photo by IBAMA
 
Ageneiosus ucayalensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ageneiosus uranophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Ageneiosus vittatus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Asterophysus batrachus Kner, 1858

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Asterophysus batrachus
[]

Photo by Small, F.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus (Eigenmann & Allen, 1942)

Photo by Small, F.
 
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Auchenipterichthys longimanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Auchenipterichthys punctatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus ambyiacus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus brachyurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus brevior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus britskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus demerarae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus dentatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus fordicei
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL
Auchenipterus menezesi Ferraris & Vari, 1999

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Auchenipterus menezesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Auchenipterus nigripinnis
[]

Photo by Black, J.

South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL
Auchenipterus nuchalis (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)

Photo by Black, J.
 
Auchenipterus nuchalis
[]

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Auchenipterus osteomystax (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)

Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Auchenipterus osteomystax
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Centromochlus altae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Centromochlus concolor
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Centromochlus existimatus Mees, 1974

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Centromochlus existimatus
[]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Centromochlus heckelii (De Filippi, 1853)

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Centromochlus heckelii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Centromochlus macracanthus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Centromochlus megalops
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Centromochlus meridionalis
[]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Centromochlus perugiae Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Centromochlus perugiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Centromochlus punctatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Centromochlus reticulatus
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Centromochlus romani (Mees, 1988)

Photo by James, A.
 
Centromochlus romani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Centromochlus schultzi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Centromochlus simplex
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Entomocorus benjamini Eigenmann, 1917

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Entomocorus benjamini
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Entomocorus gameroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Entomocorus melaphareus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Entomocorus radiosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Epapterus blohmi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Epapterus dispilurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Gelanoglanis stroudi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Gelanoglanis travieso
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Glanidium albescens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Glanidium bockmanni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Glanidium botocudo
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Glanidium catharinensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Glanidium cesarpintoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Glanidium leopardum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Glanidium melanopterum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Glanidium ribeiroi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America

Liosomadoras morrowi Fowler, 1940

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Liosomadoras morrowi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Liosomadoras oncinus (Jardine, 1841)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Liosomadoras oncinus
[Jaguar catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Pseudauchenipterus affinis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Pseudauchenipterus flavescens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Pseudauchenipterus jequitinhonhae
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

South America
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Pseudauchenipterus nodosus (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Pseudauchenipterus nodosus
[Cocosoda catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Pseudepapterus cucuhyensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Pseudepapterus gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Pseudepapterus hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Pseudotatia parva
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Spinipterus acsi
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 15.9 cm SL
Tatia aulopygia (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Tatia aulopygia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Tatia boemia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Tatia brunnea
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Tatia carolae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Tatia caxiuanensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Tatia dunni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Tatia galaxias
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Tatia gyrina
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Tatia intermedia (Steindachner, 1877)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Tatia intermedia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Tatia jaracatia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Tatia marthae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Tatia meesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Tatia musaica
[]

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Tatia neivai (Ihering, 1930)

Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Tatia neivai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Tatia nigra
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Tatia strigata Soares-Porto, 1995

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Tatia strigata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Tetranematichthys barthemi
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Tetranematichthys quadrifilis (Kner, 1858)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Tetranematichthys quadrifilis
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Tetranematichthys wallacei Vari & Ferraris, 2006

Photo by James, A.
 
Tetranematichthys wallacei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Tocantinsia piresi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Trachelyichthys decaradiatus Mees, 1974

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Trachelyichthys decaradiatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Trachelyichthys exilis Greenfield & Glodek, 1977

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Trachelyichthys exilis
[]

Photo by Castro Lima, F.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Trachelyopterichthys anduzei Ferraris & Fernandez, 1987

Photo by Castro Lima, F.
 
Trachelyopterichthys anduzei
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by James, A.
 
Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus
[Striped woodcat]

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
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Trachycorystes cratensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.9 cm SL

 
Trachycorystes menezesi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trachycorystes porosus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Trachycorystes trachycorystes (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Trachycorystes trachycorystes
[Black catfish]
113 Species of Family Auchenipteridae
(Driftwood catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Ageneiosus atronasus South America 12 SL
1881 Ageneiosus brevis South America 16 SL
1766 Ageneiosus inermis Manduba South America 59 TL
1989 Ageneiosus magoi South America 18.1 SL
1912 Ageneiosus marmoratus Bottlenose catfish South America 18.5 SL
1835 Ageneiosus militaris South America 30 SL
1874 Ageneiosus pardalis Central and South America 44 SL
1912 Ageneiosus piperatus South America 4.8 SL
1915 Ageneiosus polystictus South America 45 SL
1855 Ageneiosus ucayalensis South America 29 SL
2010 Ageneiosus uranophthalmus South America
1908 Ageneiosus vittatus South America 22 SL
1858 Asterophysus batrachus South America 25 SL
1942 Auchenipterichthys coracoideus South America 10 SL
1864 Auchenipterichthys longimanus South America 15 SL
1840 Auchenipterichthys punctatus South America 15.1 SL
1858 Auchenipterichthys thoracatus South America 11 TL
1915 Auchenipterus ambyiacus South America 24.4 SL
1878 Auchenipterus brachyurus South America 16.5 SL
1912 Auchenipterus brevior South America 8.4 SL
1999 Auchenipterus britskii South America 14 SL
1912 Auchenipterus demerarae South America 10.3 SL
1840 Auchenipterus dentatus South America 12.1 SL
1888 Auchenipterus fordicei South America 9.9 SL
1999 Auchenipterus menezesi South America 13.1 SL
1895 Auchenipterus nigripinnis South America 20.2 SL
1829 Auchenipterus nuchalis South America 15.4 SL
1918 Auchenipterus osteomystax South America 27 SL
1945 Centromochlus altae South America 3.5 SL
1974 Centromochlus concolor South America 3.3 SL
1974 Centromochlus existimatus South America 6.6 SL
1853 Centromochlus heckelii South America 7 SL
2000 Centromochlus macracanthus South America 7.1 SL
1858 Centromochlus megalops South America
2013 Centromochlus meridionalis South America 6.2 SL
1882 Centromochlus perugiae South America 5 SL
1974 Centromochlus punctatus South America 4.5 SL
1974 Centromochlus reticulatus South America 2.7 SL
1988 Centromochlus romani South America 3.1 SL
1962 Centromochlus schultzi South America 10.2 SL
1974 Centromochlus simplex South America 2.8 SL
1917 Entomocorus benjamini South America 7 SL
1984 Entomocorus gameroi South America 7 SL
2003 Entomocorus melaphareus South America 5.9 SL
2006 Entomocorus radiosus South America 5.3 SL
1984 Epapterus blohmi South America 8.5 SL
1878 Epapterus dispilurus South America 13 SL
1999 Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus South America 2.2 SL
1980 Gelanoglanis stroudi South America 3.6 SL
2008 Gelanoglanis travieso South America
1874 Glanidium albescens South America 12.1 SL
2005 Glanidium bockmanni South America 4.8 SL
2013 Glanidium botocudo South America 9.6 SL
1962 Glanidium catharinensis South America 15.8 SL
1928 Glanidium cesarpintoi South America 9.1 SL
1961 Glanidium leopardum South America 10.9 SL
1918 Glanidium melanopterum South America 19 SL
1911 Glanidium ribeiroi South America 19.3 SL
1940 Liosomadoras morrowi South America
1841 Liosomadoras oncinus Jaguar catfish South America 17 TL
1877 Pseudauchenipterus affinis South America 12 SL
1888 Pseudauchenipterus flavescens South America
1877 Pseudauchenipterus jequitinhonhae South America 11 SL
1794 Pseudauchenipterus nodosus Cocosoda catfish South America 22 SL
1951 Pseudepapterus cucuhyensis South America 5.9 SL
2000 Pseudepapterus gracilis South America 8.1 SL
1915 Pseudepapterus hasemani South America 9.9 SL
1974 Pseudotatia parva South America 4.6 SL
2011 Spinipterus acsi South America 3.2 SL
1858 Tatia aulopygia South America 15.9 SL
1996 Tatia boemia South America 6.9 SL
1974 Tatia brunnea South America 11.6 SL
2013 Tatia carolae South America 3.7 SL
2008 Tatia caxiuanensis South America 4.1 SL
1945 Tatia dunni South America 12 SL
1974 Tatia galaxias South America 12.6 SL
1942 Tatia gyrina South America 4.2 SL
1877 Tatia intermedia South America 12 SL
2009 Tatia jaracatia South America 6.6 SL
2013 Tatia marthae South America 2.3 SL
2008 Tatia meesi South America 4.7 SL
1992 Tatia musaica South America 4.7 SL
1930 Tatia neivai South America 8.2 SL
2008 Tatia nigra South America 11.7 SL
1995 Tatia strigata South America 11.7 SL
2010 Tetranematichthys barthemi South America 17.6 SL
1858 Tetranematichthys quadrifilis South America 16 SL
2006 Tetranematichthys wallacei South America 20.6 SL
1920 Tocantinsia piresi South America 10 SL
1974 Trachelyichthys decaradiatus South America 8 SL
1977 Trachelyichthys exilis South America 8 SL
1987 Trachelyopterichthys anduzei South America 14 SL
1858 Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus Striped woodcat South America 15 TL
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
1937 Trachycorystes cratensis South America 6.1 SL
2011 Trachycorystes menezesi South America 19.9 SL
1888 Trachycorystes porosus South America
1840 Trachycorystes trachycorystes Black catfish South America 35 SL



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