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Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes



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270 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Acanthopoma annectens
[]
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South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis amapaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis diaphanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis pulex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Apomatoceros alleni
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm
Bullockia maldonadoi (Eigenmann, 1920)

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Bullockia maldonadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Copionodon lianae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Copionodon orthiocarinatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Copionodon pecten
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm
Eremophilus mutisii Humboldt, 1805

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Eremophilus mutisii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Glanapteryx anguilla
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Glanapteryx niobium
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Glaphyropoma rodriguesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Glaphyropoma spinosum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Haemomaster venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.8 cm

 
Hatcheria macraei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm NG

 
Henonemus intermedius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Henonemus macrops
[]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 9 cm NG
Henonemus punctatus (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Henonemus punctatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm NG

 
Henonemus taxistigmus
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Henonemus triacanthopomus DoNascimiento & Provenzano, 2006

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Henonemus triacanthopomus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus anisitsi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus banguela
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus graciosa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus passarellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Ituglanis agreste
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm NG
Ituglanis amazonicus (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Ituglanis amazonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Ituglanis bambui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Ituglanis cahyensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm NG

 
Ituglanis eichorniarum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Ituglanis epikarsticus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm NG

 
Ituglanis gracilior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm NG

 
Ituglanis guayaberensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Ituglanis herberti
[]
No picture found
South America, Brazil.
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Ituglanis ina
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm NG
Ituglanis laticeps (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ituglanis laticeps
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ituglanis macunaima
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Ituglanis mambai
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm NG
Ituglanis metae (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Ituglanis metae
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America

Ituglanis nebulosus de Pinna & Keith, 2003

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Ituglanis nebulosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Ituglanis paraguassuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm NG

 
Ituglanis parahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm NG

 
Ituglanis parkoi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ituglanis passensis Fernández & Bichuette, 2002

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ituglanis passensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm NG

 
Ituglanis proops
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Ituglanis ramiroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Listrura boticario
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Listrura camposi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Listrura costai
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Listrura nematopteryx de Pinna, 1988

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Listrura nematopteryx
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Listrura picinguabae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Listrura tetraradiata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Malacoglanis gelatinosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Megalocentor echthrus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Microcambeva barbata
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Microcambeva draco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Microcambeva ribeirae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.2 cm NG

 
Miuroglanis platycephalus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Ochmacanthus alternus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Ochmacanthus batrachostomus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Ochmacanthus flabelliferus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Ochmacanthus orinoco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Ochmacanthus reinhardtii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Paracanthopoma parva
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Parastegophilus maculatus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Parastegophilus paulensis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Parastegophilus paulensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm NG
Paravandellia oxyptera Miranda Ribeiro, 1912

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Paravandellia oxyptera
[Pantanal parasitic catfish]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Paravandellia phaneronema (Miles, 1943)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Paravandellia phaneronema
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Pareiodon microps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Plectrochilus diabolicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm

 
Plectrochilus machadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm NG

 
Plectrochilus wieneri
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon (Myers, 1942)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pseudostegophilus nemurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Pygidianops amphioxus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Pygidianops cuao
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Pygidianops eigenmanni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Pygidianops magoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm

 
Rhizosomichthys totae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm NG

 
Sarcoglanis simplex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Schultzichthys bondi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Schultzichthys gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm

 
Scleronema angustirostre
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Scleronema minutum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Scleronema operculatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys bortayro
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Silvinichthys leoncitensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm

 
Silvinichthys mendozensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Stauroglanis gouldingi de Pinna, 1989

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Stauroglanis gouldingi
[Ghost candiru]
No picture found
South America

 
Stegophilus insidiosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Stegophilus panzeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Stegophilus septentrionalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Stenolicmus ix
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm NG

 
Stenolicmus sarmientoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Trichogenes claviger
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Trichogenes longipinnis Britski & Ortega, 1983

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichogenes longipinnis
[Long-finned cambeva]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus aguarague
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm
Trichomycterus albinotatus Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus albinotatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus alternatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus alterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus anhanga
[]

Photo by Colihueque, N.

South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Trichomycterus areolatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Colihueque, N.
 
Trichomycterus areolatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus argos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus arleoi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus atochae
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm
Trichomycterus auroguttatus Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus auroguttatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus bahianus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus balios
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus ballesterosi
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America

Trichomycterus banneaui (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Trichomycterus banneaui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus barbouri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus belensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus bogotensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm

 
Trichomycterus bomboizanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm

 
Trichomycterus borellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus boylei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus brachykechenos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus brunoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus cachiraensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus caipora
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus caliensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus candidus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus castroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm

 
Trichomycterus catamarcensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus caudofasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus celsae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus chaberti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus chapmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm

 
Trichomycterus chiltoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm

 
Trichomycterus chungaraensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus claudiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus concolor
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Trichomycterus conradi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus corduvensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus crassicaudatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus dali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

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

 
Trichomycterus diabolus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus diatropoporos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26 cm

 
Trichomycterus dispar
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus dorsostriatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus duellmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus emanueli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus fassli
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus fuliginosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Trichomycterus gabrieli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus gasparinii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus giganteus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus goeldii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus gorgona
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus guaraquessaba
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus guianense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus heterodontus
[]

Photo by Fernandez, L.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Trichomycterus hualco Fernández & Vari, 2009

Photo by Fernandez, L.
 
Trichomycterus hualco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus igobi
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm
Trichomycterus iheringi (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Trichomycterus iheringi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm
Trichomycterus immaculatus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus immaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus itacambirussu
[]

Photo by Fulgêncio, M.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Trichomycterus itacarambiensis Trajano & de Pinna, 1996

Photo by Fulgêncio, M.
 
Trichomycterus itacarambiensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL
Trichomycterus itatiayae Miranda Ribeiro, 1906

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus itatiayae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus jacupiranga
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus jequitinhonhae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus johnsoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus knerii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus landinga
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus latidens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm

 
Trichomycterus latistriatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus laucaensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus lewi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus longibarbatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus macrotrichopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus maculosus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus maldonadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus maracaiboensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus maracaya Bockmann & Sazima, 2004

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus maracaya
[Margay pencil catfish]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus mariamole
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus mboycy
[]

Photo by Fernandez, L.

Trichomycterus meganto
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus megantoni Fernández & Chuquihuamaní, 2007

Photo by Fernandez, L.
 
Trichomycterus megantoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus meridae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus migrans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus mimonha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus mimosensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus minus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm
Trichomycterus mirissumba Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus mirissumba
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm
Trichomycterus mondolfi (Schultz, 1945)

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Trichomycterus mondolfi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus motatanensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus naipi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus nigricans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus nigroauratus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus nigromaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus novalimensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus oroyae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pantherinus
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm
Trichomycterus paolence (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Trichomycterus paolence
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus papilliferus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus paquequerense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pauciradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus payaya
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus perkos
[]

Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.

South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Trichomycterus pirabitira Barbosa & Azevedo-Santos, 2012

Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.
 
Trichomycterus pirabitira
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus piurae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus plumbeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus poikilos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus potschi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pradensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pseudosilvinichthys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus punctatissimus
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm
Trichomycterus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Trichomycterus punctulatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus puriventris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus ramosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus regani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus reinhardti
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Trichomycterus retropinnis Regan, 1903

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Trichomycterus retropinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus riojanus
[]

Photo by Cruz, R.C.

South America
Max. Length 37.4 cm TL
Trichomycterus rivulatus Valenciennes, 1846

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Trichomycterus rivulatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus roigi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus romeroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus rubbioli
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus rubiginosus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus ruitoquensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus sandovali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm

 
Trichomycterus santaeritae
[]

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus santanderensis Castellanos-Morales, 2007

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Trichomycterus santanderensis
[]

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Trichomycterus sketi Castellanos-Morales, 2011

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.
 
Trichomycterus sketi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus spegazzinii
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Trichomycterus spelaeus DoNascimiento, Villarreal & Provenzano, 2001

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Trichomycterus spelaeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm

 
Trichomycterus spilosoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus stawiarski
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus stellatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus straminius
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm
Trichomycterus striatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

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Trichomycterus striatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus taczanowskii
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W./FMNH

South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm
Trichomycterus taenia Kner, 1863

Photo by Aguirre, W./FMNH
 
Trichomycterus taenia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm

 
Trichomycterus taeniops
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus taroba
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm

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

 
Trichomycterus tete
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus therma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

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

 
Trichomycterus transandianus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus trefauti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm

 
Trichomycterus triguttatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus tropeiro
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus tupinamba
[]

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Trichomycterus uisae Castellanos-Morales, 2008

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.
 
Trichomycterus uisae
[Trepador]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus unicolor
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm

 
Trichomycterus variegatus
[]
270 Species of Family Trichomycteridae
(Pencil or parasitic catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1892 Acanthopoma annectens South America 12 SL
2008 Ammoglanis amapaensis South America 1.8 SL
1994 Ammoglanis diaphanus South America 1.9 SL
2000 Ammoglanis pulex South America 1.5 SL
1922 Apomatoceros alleni South America 14.6 SL
1920 Bullockia maldonadoi South America 7
2000 Copionodon lianae South America 4.6 SL
1992 Copionodon orthiocarinatus South America 7.5 SL
1992 Copionodon pecten South America 6.2 SL
1805 Eremophilus mutisii South America 30
1927 Glanapteryx anguilla South America 6.1 TL
1998 Glanapteryx niobium South America 5.5
1992 Glaphyropoma rodriguesi South America 5.1 SL
2008 Glaphyropoma spinosum South America 5.8 SL
1927 Haemomaster venezuelae South America 6.6 SL
1855 Hatcheria macraei South America 20.8
1889 Henonemus intermedius South America 8 NG
1882 Henonemus macrops South America 6 TL
1887 Henonemus punctatus South America 9 NG
1914 Henonemus taxistigmus South America 9.3 NG
2006 Henonemus triacanthopomus South America 9.4 SL
1907 Homodiaetus anisitsi South America 4.2 SL
2002 Homodiaetus banguela South America 3.8 SL
2002 Homodiaetus graciosa South America 3.5 SL
1944 Homodiaetus passarellii South America 3.8 SL
2013 Ituglanis agreste South America 4.4 SL
1882 Ituglanis amazonicus South America 7.5 NG
2004 Ituglanis bambui South America 4.6 SL
2006 Ituglanis cahyensis South America 4.9 SL
1912 Ituglanis eichorniarum South America 5 NG
2004 Ituglanis epikarsticus South America 3.4 SL
1912 Ituglanis gracilior South America 7.9 NG
1960 Ituglanis guayaberensis South America 5.7 NG
1940 Ituglanis herberti South America 8.1 TL
2012 Ituglanis ina South America, Brazil. 6.2 SL
1863 Ituglanis laticeps South America 8.9 NG
2005 Ituglanis macunaima South America
2008 Ituglanis mambai South America 6.8 SL
1917 Ituglanis metae South America 7.8 NG
2003 Ituglanis nebulosus South America
2007 Ituglanis paraguassuensis South America 4.2 SL
1918 Ituglanis parahybae South America 5.1 NG
1944 Ituglanis parkoi South America 17 NG
2002 Ituglanis passensis South America 7 SL
1908 Ituglanis proops South America 8.7 NG
2004 Ituglanis ramiroi South America 3.1 SL
2002 Listrura boticario South America 3.7 SL
1957 Listrura camposi South America 3.9 SL
2012 Listrura costai South America 3.4 SL
1988 Listrura nematopteryx South America 3.7 SL
2006 Listrura picinguabae South America 4.9 SL
2002 Listrura tetraradiata South America 4.4 SL
1966 Malacoglanis gelatinosus South America 2.0 SL
1991 Megalocentor echthrus South America 8.8 SL
1994 Microcambeva barbata South America 2.6 SL
2010 Microcambeva draco South America
2004 Microcambeva ribeirae South America 4.8 SL
1889 Miuroglanis platycephalus South America 1.2 NG
1927 Ochmacanthus alternus South America 4 SL
1912 Ochmacanthus batrachostomus South America 3.2 SL
1912 Ochmacanthus flabelliferus South America 3.5 TL
1927 Ochmacanthus orinoco South America 4.6 SL
1882 Ochmacanthus reinhardtii South America 5 TL
1935 Paracanthopoma parva South America 2.7 SL
1879 Parastegophilus maculatus South America 6 SL
1918 Parastegophilus paulensis South America 5.4 SL
1912 Paravandellia oxyptera Pantanal parasitic catfish South America 2.8 NG
1943 Paravandellia phaneronema South America 2.8 SL
1855 Pareiodon microps South America
1927 Plectrochilus diabolicus South America 6.3 SL
1917 Plectrochilus machadoi South America 9.3
1909 Plectrochilus wieneri South America 7.9 NG
1942 Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon South America 5.7 SL
1869 Pseudostegophilus nemurus South America 15 TL
2011 Pygidianops amphioxus South America 3.0 SL
2005 Pygidianops cuao South America 2.4 SL
1944 Pygidianops eigenmanni South America 2.3 SL
2005 Pygidianops magoi South America 2 SL
1942 Rhizosomichthys totae South America 13.8
1966 Sarcoglanis simplex South America 2.1 NG
1942 Schultzichthys bondi South America 3.7 SL
1960 Schultzichthys gracilis South America 2.6 SL
1942 Scleronema angustirostre South America 4.8
1891 Scleronema minutum South America 4 SL
1917 Scleronema operculatum South America 8
2005 Silvinichthys bortayro South America 2.8 SL
2011 Silvinichthys leoncitensis South America
1978 Silvinichthys mendozensis South America 7.3
1989 Stauroglanis gouldingi Ghost candiru South America 2.7 SL
1859 Stegophilus insidiosus South America
1931 Stegophilus panzeri South America 4.1 SL
1927 Stegophilus septentrionalis South America 4.4 SL
2011 Stenolicmus ix South America 1.9 SL
1990 Stenolicmus sarmientoi South America 29.5 NG
2010 Trichogenes claviger South America 5.1 SL
1983 Trichogenes longipinnis Long-finned cambeva South America 14 SL
2006 Trichomycterus aguarague South America
1992 Trichomycterus albinotatus South America 4.6
1917 Trichomycterus alternatus South America 8.1
1933 Trichomycterus alterus South America 9.3 NG
2012 Trichomycterus anhanga South America 1.3 SL
1846 Trichomycterus areolatus South America 11.6 TL
2012 Trichomycterus argos South America 11.7 SL
1972 Trichomycterus arleoi South America 5.2 SL
1942 Trichomycterus atochae South America
1992 Trichomycterus auroguttatus South America 6.1
1992 Trichomycterus bahianus South America 8.9
2013 Trichomycterus balios South America 9.2 SL
2011 Trichomycterus ballesterosi South America
1912 Trichomycterus banneaui South America
1911 Trichomycterus barbouri South America 3.7
2002 Trichomycterus belensis South America 6.3 SL
1912 Trichomycterus bogotensis South America 9.4
1942 Trichomycterus bomboizanus South America 11.2
1897 Trichomycterus borellii South America 11
1956 Trichomycterus boylei South America 13.3 TL
2013 Trichomycterus brachykechenos South America 7.1 SL
1874 Trichomycterus brasiliensis South America 13.5 SL
2010 Trichomycterus brunoi South America
2008 Trichomycterus cachiraensis South America 10.9 SL
2008 Trichomycterus caipora South America 11.6 SL
1912 Trichomycterus caliensis South America 5.3
1949 Trichomycterus candidus South America 7.5
1992 Trichomycterus castroi South America 14.8
2000 Trichomycterus catamarcensis South America 4.2
2004 Trichomycterus caudofasciatus South America 5.3 SL
2003 Trichomycterus celsae South America
1968 Trichomycterus chaberti South America 11.4
1912 Trichomycterus chapmani South America 11.8
1928 Trichomycterus chiltoni South America 17
1983 Trichomycterus chungaraensis South America 12
2010 Trichomycterus claudiae South America
1992 Trichomycterus concolor South America 6.4
1912 Trichomycterus conradi South America 8
1877 Trichomycterus corduvensis South America 13.6 NG
2008 Trichomycterus crassicaudatus South America 13.4 SL
2011 Trichomycterus dali South America 7.9 SL
1911 Trichomycterus davisi South America 6.3 SL
2004 Trichomycterus diabolus South America 6.1 SL
2013 Trichomycterus diatropoporos South America 6.8 SL
1846 Trichomycterus dispar South America 26
1917 Trichomycterus dorsostriatum South America 7.7
1984 Trichomycterus duellmani South America 4.8 TL
1944 Trichomycterus emanueli South America 17.4
1915 Trichomycterus fassli South America 14.9
2010 Trichomycterus fuliginosus South America
1926 Trichomycterus gabrieli South America 5
2013 Trichomycterus gasparinii South America 8.4 SL
2004 Trichomycterus giganteus South America 20.4 SL
1896 Trichomycterus goeldii South America 9.9 TL
2005 Trichomycterus gorgona South America 6.4 SL
2005 Trichomycterus guaraquessaba South America 9.1 SL
1909 Trichomycterus guianense South America 7.7
1914 Trichomycterus hasemani South America 1.8
1917 Trichomycterus heterodontus South America 8.3
2009 Trichomycterus hualco South America 6.9 SL
2008 Trichomycterus igobi South America 9.0 SL
1917 Trichomycterus iheringi South America 16.1
1889 Trichomycterus immaculatus South America 9.3
2004 Trichomycterus itacambirussu South America 7.3 SL
1996 Trichomycterus itacarambiensis South America 8.3 SL
1906 Trichomycterus itatiayae South America 19.7 SL
2005 Trichomycterus jacupiranga South America
2004 Trichomycterus jequitinhonhae South America 8.4 SL
1932 Trichomycterus johnsoni South America 1.7 SL
1882 Trichomycterus knerii South America 15.5
2004 Trichomycterus landinga South America 4.3 SL
1917 Trichomycterus latidens South America 5.3
1917 Trichomycterus latistriatus South America 4.6
1983 Trichomycterus laucaensis South America 14.1
2003 Trichomycterus lewi South America
1992 Trichomycterus longibarbatus South America 5.8
2012 Trichomycterus macrophthalmus South America 6 SL
2010 Trichomycterus macrotrichopterus South America
2010 Trichomycterus maculosus South America 7.7 SL
2011 Trichomycterus maldonadoi South America
1944 Trichomycterus maracaiboensis South America 4.4
2004 Trichomycterus maracaya Margay pencil catfish South America 5.1 SL
2010 Trichomycterus mariamole South America
2004 Trichomycterus mboycy South America 12.6 SL
2007 Trichomycterus megantoni Trichomycterus meganto 10.1 SL
1903 Trichomycterus meridae South America 9.9
1960 Trichomycterus migrans South America 4.2 NG
1992 Trichomycterus mimonha South America 7.8
2013 Trichomycterus mimosensis South America 5.4 SL
2012 Trichomycterus minus South America 7.5 SL
1992 Trichomycterus mirissumba South America 6.0
1945 Trichomycterus mondolfi South America 6.1
1944 Trichomycterus motatanensis South America 7.1
2004 Trichomycterus naipi South America 12.1 SL
1832 Trichomycterus nigricans South America 8.9
2008 Trichomycterus nigroauratus South America 7.3 SL
1887 Trichomycterus nigromaculatus South America 16.5
2010 Trichomycterus novalimensis South America
1889 Trichomycterus oroyae South America
2004 Trichomycterus pantherinus South America 7.0 SL
1917 Trichomycterus paolence South America 6.8
2004 Trichomycterus papilliferus South America 12.7 SL
1943 Trichomycterus paquequerense South America 6.8 SL
2006 Trichomycterus pauciradiatus South America 5.2 SL
2011 Trichomycterus payaya South America 3.7 SL
2012 Trichomycterus perkos South America
2012 Trichomycterus pirabitira South America 7.6 SL
1922 Trichomycterus piurae South America 10.1 SL
2004 Trichomycterus plumbeus South America 8.2 SL
2013 Trichomycterus poikilos South America 9.3 SL
2003 Trichomycterus potschi South America 8.1 SL
2005 Trichomycterus pradensis South America 11.2 SL
2004 Trichomycterus pseudosilvinichthys South America 6.7 SL
1855 Trichomycterus punctatissimus South America 28 TL
1846 Trichomycterus punctulatus South America 14.5
2012 Trichomycterus puriventris South America 8.0 SL
2000 Trichomycterus ramosus South America 6.7 SL
1917 Trichomycterus regani South America 5.5
1917 Trichomycterus reinhardti South America 6.5
1903 Trichomycterus retropinnis South America 8 TL
1897 Trichomycterus riojanus South America 8.5
1846 Trichomycterus rivulatus South America 37.4 TL
1984 Trichomycterus roigi South America 11 TL
1941 Trichomycterus romeroi South America 6.6 NG
2012 Trichomycterus rubbioli South America 6.4 SL
2010 Trichomycterus rubiginosus South America
2007 Trichomycterus ruitoquensis South America
2006 Trichomycterus sandovali South America
1918 Trichomycterus santaeritae South America 6.6
2007 Trichomycterus santanderensis South America 10.1 SL
2011 Trichomycterus sketi South America 6.2 SL
1897 Trichomycterus spegazzinii South America 10.8 NG
2001 Trichomycterus spelaeus South America 5.4 SL
1913 Trichomycterus spilosoma South America 25
1968 Trichomycterus stawiarski South America 8.5
1918 Trichomycterus stellatus South America 7.8
1917 Trichomycterus straminius South America 6.7
1913 Trichomycterus striatus Central and South America 8.4
1882 Trichomycterus taczanowskii South America 11.3
1863 Trichomycterus taenia South America 11.1
1954 Trichomycterus taeniops South America 9.2
2004 Trichomycterus taroba South America 5.9 SL
1877 Trichomycterus tenuis South America 11.7
2011 Trichomycterus tete South America 6.1 SL
2007 Trichomycterus therma South America 5.8 SL
1940 Trichomycterus tiraquae South America 6.0 SL
1915 Trichomycterus transandianus South America 6.1
2004 Trichomycterus trefauti South America
1918 Trichomycterus triguttatus South America 3.6
2011 Trichomycterus tropeiro South America
2005 Trichomycterus tupinamba South America
2008 Trichomycterus uisae Trepador South America 7.3 SL
1913 Trichomycterus unicolor South America 8.5
1992 Trichomycterus variegatus South America 4.0



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