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Family: Aspredinidae Banjo catfishes



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39 species (see list below)

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Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi Friel, 1995

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Acanthobunocephalus nicoi
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Amaralia hypsiura (Kner, 1855)

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Amaralia hypsiura
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL
Aspredinichthys filamentosus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Aspredinichthys filamentosus
[Sevenbarbed banjo]

Photo by FAO

Central and South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Aspredinichthys tibicen (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by FAO
 
Aspredinichthys tibicen
[Tenbarbed banjo]

Photo by Camargo, M.

Central and South America
Max. Length 38.3 cm SL
Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Camargo, M.
 
Aspredo aspredo
[Banjo]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus aleuropsis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus amaurus
[Camouflaged catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus chamaizelus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Bunocephalus colombianus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Bunocephalus coracoideus (Cope, 1874)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Bunocephalus coracoideus
[Guitarrita]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Bunocephalus doriae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus erondinae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus knerii
[Ecuador banjo catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Bunocephalus larai
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Bunocephalus verrucosus
[Gnarled catfish]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Dupouyichthys sapito Schultz, 1944

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Dupouyichthys sapito
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Ernstichthys anduzei
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Ernstichthys intonsus Stewart, 1985

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Ernstichthys intonsus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Ernstichthys megistus
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Hoplomyzon atrizona Myers, 1942

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Hoplomyzon atrizona
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon papillatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Micromyzon akamai Friel & Lundberg, 1996

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Micromyzon akamai
[]

Photo by James, A.

Central and South America
Max. Length 31.8 cm SL
Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch, 1794

Photo by James, A.
 
Platystacus cotylephorus
[Banded banjo]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus (Mees, 1989)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus bifidus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus iheringii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Pseudobunocephalus rugosus
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Pterobunocephalus depressus (Haseman, 1911)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pterobunocephalus depressus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (Delsman, 1941)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pterobunocephalus dolichurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Xyliphius anachoretes
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Xyliphius barbatus
[]

Photo by Friel, J.P.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Xyliphius kryptos Taphorn & Lilyestrom, 1983

Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Xyliphius kryptos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Xyliphius lepturus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Xyliphius lombarderoi
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Xyliphius magdalenae Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Xyliphius magdalenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Xyliphius melanopterus
[]
39 Species of Family Aspredinidae
(Banjo catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1995 Acanthobunocephalus nicoi South America 2.0 SL
1855 Amaralia hypsiura South America 13.3 SL
1840 Aspredinichthys filamentosus Sevenbarbed banjo South America 21.8 SL
1840 Aspredinichthys tibicen Tenbarbed banjo Central and South America 21 SL
1758 Aspredo aspredo Banjo Central and South America 38.3 SL
1870 Bunocephalus aleuropsis South America 9.1 SL
1912 Bunocephalus amaurus Camouflaged catfish South America 12 SL
1912 Bunocephalus chamaizelus South America 3.7 SL
1912 Bunocephalus colombianus South America 11.5 SL
1874 Bunocephalus coracoideus Guitarrita South America 11 SL
1902 Bunocephalus doriae South America 8.3 SL
2010 Bunocephalus erondinae South America 8.3 SL
1882 Bunocephalus knerii Ecuador banjo catfish South America 13 SL
1930 Bunocephalus larai South America 5 SL
1792 Bunocephalus verrucosus Gnarled catfish South America 9.5 SL
1944 Dupouyichthys sapito South America 3 SL
1953 Ernstichthys anduzei South America 3.5 SL
1985 Ernstichthys intonsus South America 4.9 SL
1961 Ernstichthys megistus South America 6.7 SL
1942 Hoplomyzon atrizona South America 2.7 SL
1985 Hoplomyzon papillatus South America 1.7 SL
1990 Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma South America 3.2 SL
1996 Micromyzon akamai South America 1.6 SL
1794 Platystacus cotylephorus Banded banjo Central and South America 31.8 SL
1989 Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus South America 4.5 SL
1942 Pseudobunocephalus bifidus South America 4.3 SL
1891 Pseudobunocephalus iheringii South America 5.9 SL
2008 Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi South America 2.9 SL
1989 Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus South America 3.2 SL
1903 Pseudobunocephalus rugosus South America 3 SL
1911 Pterobunocephalus depressus South America 8.9 SL
1941 Pterobunocephalus dolichurus South America 6.7 SL
2010 Xyliphius anachoretes South America 8.8 SL
1962 Xyliphius barbatus South America 9.2 SL
1983 Xyliphius kryptos South America 11 SL
1962 Xyliphius lepturus South America 13.2 SL
1964 Xyliphius lombarderoi South America 9.9 SL
1912 Xyliphius magdalenae South America 8 SL
1962 Xyliphius melanopterus South America 14.7 SL



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