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Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes



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889 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 20.6 cm SL
Acanthicus adonis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

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Acanthicus adonis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 53 cm SL
Acanthicus hystrix Spix & Agassiz, 1829

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthicus hystrix
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Acestridium colombiense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Acestridium dichromum
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Acestridium discus Haseman, 1911

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Acestridium discus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Acestridium gymnogaster
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Acestridium martini
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Acestridium scutatum
[]

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Acestridium triplax Rodríguez & Reis, 2007

Photo by Rodriguez, M.S./R.E. Reis
 
Acestridium triplax
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus abilhoai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus agostinhoi
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Ancistrus aguaboensis Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus aguaboensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bodenhameri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bolivianus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Ancistrus brevifilis Eigenmann, 1920

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Ancistrus brevifilis
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Ancistrus brevipinnis (Regan, 1904)

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Ancistrus brevipinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus bufonius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus caucanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus centrolepis
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus chagresi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus cirrhosus
[Jumbie teta]

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South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Ancistrus claro Knaack, 1999

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Ancistrus claro
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Ancistrus clementinae Rendahl, 1937

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ancistrus clementinae
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus Reis, 1987

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus cryptophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus cuiabae
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Ancistrus damasceni (Steindachner, 1907)

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Ancistrus damasceni
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Ancistrus dolichopterus Kner, 1854

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Ancistrus dolichopterus
[Bushymouth catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus dubius
[]
No picture found
South America.
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus erinaceus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Ancistrus eustictus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ancistrus falconensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Ancistrus formoso Sabino & Trajano, 1997

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ancistrus formoso
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus fulvus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus galani
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus Kner, 1854

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Ancistrus gymnorhynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus heterorhynchus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL
Ancistrus hoplogenys (Günther, 1864)

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Ancistrus hoplogenys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus jataiensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Ancistrus jelskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Ancistrus latifrons
[]

Photo by Zabawski, A.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Ancistrus leucostictus (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Zabawski, A.
 
Ancistrus leucostictus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lineolatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus lithurgicus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Ancistrus macrophthalmus (Pellegrin, 1912)

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Ancistrus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus malacops
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus maracasae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus martini
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Ancistrus mattogrossensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus megalostomus
[]

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Ancistrus minutus Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001

Photo by Fisch-Muller, S.
 
Ancistrus minutus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus montanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus mullerae
[]

Photo by Vitule, JRS

South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Ancistrus multispinis (Regan, 1912)

Photo by Vitule, JRS
 
Ancistrus multispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus nudiceps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occidentalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Ancistrus occloi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus parecis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Ancistrus pirareta Muller, 1989

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Ancistrus pirareta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus piriformis
[]

Photo by Jinkings, K.

South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL
Ancistrus ranunculus Muller, Rapp Py-Daniel & Zuanon, 1994

Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus ranunculus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Ancistrus reisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus salgadae
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL
Ancistrus spinosus Meek & Hildebrand, 1916

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Ancistrus spinosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus stigmaticus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Ancistrus tamboensis Fowler, 1945

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Ancistrus tamboensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Ancistrus taunayi
[]

Photo by Jinkings, K.

South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Ancistrus temminckii (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Ancistrus temminckii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tolima
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Ancistrus tombador
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Ancistrus trinitatis
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Ancistrus triradiatus Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Ancistrus triradiatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Ancistrus variolus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Ancistrus verecundus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Ancistrus vericaucanus
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm SL
Aphanotorulus ammophilus Armbruster & Page, 1996

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Aphanotorulus ammophilus
[]

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria

South America
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL
Aphanotorulus unicolor (Steindachner, 1908)

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria
 
Aphanotorulus unicolor
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL
Apistoloricaria condei Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1986

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Apistoloricaria condei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria laani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria listrorhinos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Apistoloricaria ommation
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Aposturisoma myriodon
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Baryancistrus beggini Lujan, Arce & Armbruster, 2009

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus beggini
[Blue panaque]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 21.9 cm SL
Baryancistrus chrysolomus Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon & Ribeiro de Oliveira, 2011

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus chrysolomus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Baryancistrus demantoides Werneke, Sabaj Pérez, Lujan & Armbruster, 2005

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus demantoides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Baryancistrus longipinnis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL
Baryancistrus niveatus (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus niveatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.4 cm SL
Baryancistrus xanthellus Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon & Ribeiro de Oliveira, 2011

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Baryancistrus xanthellus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28.2 cm

 
Brochiloricaria chauliodon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26.8 cm SL

 
Brochiloricaria macrodon
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma aburrensis
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chaetostoma aequinoctiale Pellegrin, 1909

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Chaetostoma aequinoctiale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma alternifasciatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma anale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma anomalum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma branickii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma breve
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma brevilabiatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma changae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma daidalmatos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma dermorhynchum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dorsale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma dupouii
[]
No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma fischeri
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma formosae Ballen, 2011

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chaetostoma formosae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma greeni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma guairense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma jegui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lepturum
[]

Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA

South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm TL
Chaetostoma leucomelas Eigenmann, 1918

Photo by Alvarez, F. / GIUA
 
Chaetostoma leucomelas
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma lineopunctatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma loborhynchos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma machiquense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marcapatae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma marginatum
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Chaetostoma marmorescens Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma marmorescens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma microps
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Chaetostoma milesi Fowler, 1941

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Chaetostoma milesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma mollinasum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma niveum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma nudirostre
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma palmeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma patiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma paucispinis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma pearsei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma sericeum
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Chaetostoma sovichthys Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma sovichthys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma stannii
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Chaetostoma stroumpoulos
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL
Chaetostoma tachiraense Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Chaetostoma tachiraense
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Chaetostoma taczanowskii Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Chaetostoma taczanowskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm TL

 
Chaetostoma thomsoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vagum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma vasquezi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chaetostoma yurubiense
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Cordylancistrus daguae (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Cordylancistrus daguae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus nephelion
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus perijae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platycephalus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Cordylancistrus santarosensis Tan & Armbruster, 2012

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Cordylancistrus santarosensis
[]

Photo by Mikolji, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cordylancistrus torbesensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Mikolji, I.
 
Cordylancistrus torbesensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia britskii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Corumbataia cuestae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Corumbataia tocantinensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Corumbataia veadeiros
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes andersoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Corymbophanes kaiei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Crossoloricaria bahuaja
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Crossoloricaria rhami
[]

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.

Central and South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Crossoloricaria variegata (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Crossoloricaria variegata
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL
Crossoloricaria venezuelae (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Crossoloricaria venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Cteniloricaria maculata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cteniloricaria napova
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm

 
Cteniloricaria platystoma
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria capetensis
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Dasyloricaria filamentosa (Steindachner, 1878)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Dasyloricaria filamentosa
[]
No picture found
Central and South America
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria latiura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria seminuda
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Dasyloricaria tuyrensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Dekeyseria amazonica
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dekeyseria brachyura (Kner, 1854)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria brachyura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Dekeyseria niveata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Dekeyseria picta
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Dekeyseria pulchra (Steindachner, 1915)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dekeyseria pulchra
[]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha (Kner, 1854)

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Delturus angulicauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Delturus brevis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm SL

 
Delturus carinotus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Delturus parahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Dentectus barbarmatus
[]

Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.

South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Dolichancistrus atratoensis (Dahl, 1960)

Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Dolichancistrus atratoensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus carnegiei
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Dolichancistrus cobrensis (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Dolichancistrus cobrensis
[]

Photo by James, A.

South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Dolichancistrus fuesslii (Steindachner, 1911)

Photo by James, A.
 
Dolichancistrus fuesslii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus pediculatus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dolichancistrus setosus (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dolichancistrus setosus
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Epactionotus bilineatus Reis & Schaefer, 1998

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Epactionotus bilineatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Epactionotus gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Epactionotus itaimbezinho
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Epactionotus yasi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Etsaputu relictum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys limulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Eurycheilichthys pantherinus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus fimbriatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Exastilithoxus hoedemani
[]

Photo by Storry, S.

South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Farlowella acus (Kner, 1853)

Photo by Storry, S.
 
Farlowella acus
[Whiptail catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Farlowella altocorpus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella amazonum (Günther, 1864)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella amazonum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Farlowella colombiensis
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Farlowella curtirostra Myers, 1942

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Farlowella curtirostra
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Farlowella gracilis Regan, 1904

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Farlowella gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella hahni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella henriquei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella isbruckeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella jauruensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella knerii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella mariaelenae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella martini
[]

Photo by Germeau, G.

South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Farlowella nattereri Steindachner, 1910

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Farlowella nattereri
[]

Photo by Page, L.M.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Farlowella odontotumulus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella odontotumulus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Farlowella oxyrryncha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella paraguayensis
[]

Photo by Page, L.M.

South America
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL
Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella platorynchus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Farlowella reticulata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella rugosa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella schreitmuelleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Farlowella smithi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella taphorni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Farlowella venezuelensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella vittata Myers, 1942

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella vittata
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Fonchiiichthys rupestris (Schultz, 1944)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Fonchiiichthys rupestris
[]

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.

Central America
Max. Length 16.5 cm SL
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.
 
Fonchiiichthys uracanthus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm

 
Fonchiiloricaria nanodon
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Furcodontichthys novaesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Gymnotocinclus anosteos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Harttia absaberi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Harttia carvalhoi Miranda Ribeiro, 1939

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Harttia carvalhoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Harttia depressa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Harttia dissidens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL

 
Harttia duriventris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Harttia fluminensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Harttia fowleri
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
Harttia garavelloi Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia garavelloi
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Harttia gracilis Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia gracilis
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Harttia guianensis Rapp Py-Daniel & Oliveira, 2001

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Harttia guianensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Harttia kronei Miranda Ribeiro, 1908

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Harttia kronei
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Harttia leiopleura Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia leiopleura
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL

 
Harttia longipinna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Harttia loricariformis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Harttia merevari
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Harttia novalimensis Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia novalimensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Harttia punctata
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Harttia rhombocephala
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Harttia surinamensis
[]

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Harttia torrenticola Oyakawa, 1993

Photo by Oyakawa, O.T.
 
Harttia torrenticola
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Harttia trombetensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Harttia tuna
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Harttia uatumensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Harttiella crassicauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Harttiella intermedia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Harttiella janmoli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Harttiella longicauda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Harttiella lucifer
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Harttiella parva
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Harttiella pilosa
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Hemiancistrus annectens (Regan, 1904)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemiancistrus annectens
[]
889 Species of Family Loricariidae
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1988 Acanthicus adonis South America 20.6 SL
1829 Acanthicus hystrix South America 53 SL
2005 Acestridium colombiense South America 4.9 SL
1999 Acestridium dichromum South America 6.3 SL
1911 Acestridium discus South America 6.7 SL
2009 Acestridium gymnogaster South America
1999 Acestridium martini South America 6.7 SL
2009 Acestridium scutatum South America
2007 Acestridium triplax South America 5.6 SL
2009 Ancistrus abilhoai South America 10.6 SL
2009 Ancistrus agostinhoi South America 9.6 SL
2001 Ancistrus aguaboensis South America 6.7 SL
1944 Ancistrus bodenhameri South America 11.4 SL
1915 Ancistrus bolivianus South America 8.8 SL
1920 Ancistrus brevifilis South America 11.8 SL
1904 Ancistrus brevipinnis South America 8 SL
1840 Ancistrus bufonius South America 11.5 SL
1943 Ancistrus caucanus South America 5.2 SL
1913 Ancistrus centrolepis South America 18.4 SL
1889 Ancistrus chagresi Central America 19.5 SL
1836 Ancistrus cirrhosus Jumbie teta South America 8.9 SL
1999 Ancistrus claro South America 6.6 SL
1937 Ancistrus clementinae South America 10.2 SL
1987 Ancistrus cryptophthalmus South America 6 SL
1999 Ancistrus cuiabae South America 11.5 SL
1907 Ancistrus damasceni South America 6.5 SL
1854 Ancistrus dolichopterus Bushymouth catfish South America 11.8 SL
1889 Ancistrus dubius South America 12.6 SL
1840 Ancistrus erinaceus South America. 7.5 SL
1945 Ancistrus eustictus South America 18 SL
2010 Ancistrus falconensis South America
1997 Ancistrus formoso South America 7.9 SL
1929 Ancistrus fulvus South America 8.8 SL
1994 Ancistrus galani South America 5.6 SL
1854 Ancistrus gymnorhynchus South America 14.2 SL
1912 Ancistrus heterorhynchus South America 6.3 SL
1864 Ancistrus hoplogenys South America 15.8 SL
2005 Ancistrus jataiensis South America 5.4 SL
1876 Ancistrus jelskii South America 8 TL
1869 Ancistrus latifrons South America 15.4 SL
1864 Ancistrus leucostictus South America 10 SL
1943 Ancistrus lineolatus South America 9 SL
1912 Ancistrus lithurgicus South America 13.2 SL
1912 Ancistrus macrophthalmus South America 7.9 SL
1881 Ancistrus maculatus South America 11.8 SL
1872 Ancistrus malacops South America 7.7 SL
1946 Ancistrus maracasae Central America 8.3 SL
1944 Ancistrus martini South America 8.9 SL
1912 Ancistrus mattogrossensis South America
1924 Ancistrus megalostomus South America 8.3 SL
2001 Ancistrus minutus South America 5.7 SL
1904 Ancistrus montanus South America 9.2 SL
2009 Ancistrus mullerae South America 12.5 SL
1912 Ancistrus multispinis South America 14.2 SL
1849 Ancistrus nudiceps South America 7.9 SL
1904 Ancistrus occidentalis South America 8.6 SL
1928 Ancistrus occloi South America 11.6 SL
2005 Ancistrus parecis South America 5.9 SL
1989 Ancistrus pirareta South America 15.6 SL
1989 Ancistrus piriformis South America 8.3 SL
1994 Ancistrus ranunculus South America 12.9 SL
2005 Ancistrus reisi South America 6.1 SL
1941 Ancistrus salgadae South America 2 SL
1916 Ancistrus spinosus Central America 17.6 SL
1889 Ancistrus stigmaticus South America 15.2 SL
1945 Ancistrus tamboensis South America 8.2 SL
1918 Ancistrus taunayi South America 11.9 SL
1840 Ancistrus temminckii South America 9.8 SL
2013 Ancistrus tolima South America 7.7 SL
2005 Ancistrus tombador South America 6.3 SL
1864 Ancistrus trinitatis Central America
1918 Ancistrus triradiatus South America 9.2 SL
1872 Ancistrus variolus South America 4.8 SL
2005 Ancistrus verecundus South America 5.5 SL
2013 Ancistrus vericaucanus South America 7.2 SL
1996 Aphanotorulus ammophilus South America 16.1 SL
1908 Aphanotorulus unicolor South America 13.9 SL
1986 Apistoloricaria condei South America 14.1 SL
1988 Apistoloricaria laani South America 13 SL
1988 Apistoloricaria listrorhinos South America 13.6 SL
1988 Apistoloricaria ommation South America 9.8 SL
1983 Aposturisoma myriodon South America 20 SL
2009 Baryancistrus beggini Blue panaque South America 8.1 SL
2011 Baryancistrus chrysolomus South America 21.9 SL
2005 Baryancistrus demantoides South America 15.1 SL
1895 Baryancistrus longipinnis South America 20 TL
1855 Baryancistrus niveatus South America 23.5 SL
2011 Baryancistrus xanthellus South America 22.4 SL
1979 Brochiloricaria chauliodon South America 28.2
1853 Brochiloricaria macrodon South America 26.8 SL
1909 Chaetostoma aburrensis South America
1909 Chaetostoma aequinoctiale South America 7 SL
1945 Chaetostoma alternifasciatum South America 15.3 SL
1943 Chaetostoma anale South America 16 SL
1903 Chaetostoma anomalum South America 16 TL
1881 Chaetostoma branickii South America 13.5 TL
1904 Chaetostoma breve South America 30 TL
1942 Chaetostoma brevilabiatum South America 11.9 SL
2006 Chaetostoma changae South America 7.6 SL
2006 Chaetostoma daidalmatos South America
1887 Chaetostoma dermorhynchum South America 25 TL
1922 Chaetostoma dorsale South America 8.8 SL
1945 Chaetostoma dupouii South America 7.9 SL
1879 Chaetostoma fischeri Central and South America 30 TL
2011 Chaetostoma formosae South America 9.7 SL
2001 Chaetostoma greeni South America 6.5 TL
1881 Chaetostoma guairense South America 8.1 SL
1991 Chaetostoma jegui South America 16.8 SL
1912 Chaetostoma lepturum South America 21.5 SL
1918 Chaetostoma leucomelas South America 14.3 TL
1942 Chaetostoma lineopunctatum South America 14.3 SL
1846 Chaetostoma loborhynchos South America 13.7 TL
1953 Chaetostoma machiquense South America 6.6 SL
1904 Chaetostoma marcapatae South America 10 TL
1904 Chaetostoma marginatum South America 19 TL
1942 Chaetostoma marmorescens South America 13.5 SL
1864 Chaetostoma microps South America 8.9 TL
1941 Chaetostoma milesi South America 13 SL
1937 Chaetostoma mollinasum South America 6.8 SL
1944 Chaetostoma niveum South America 9.1 SL
1874 Chaetostoma nudirostre South America 12.6 TL
1912 Chaetostoma palmeri South America 9.5 TL
1945 Chaetostoma patiae South America 15.8 SL
1912 Chaetostoma paucispinis South America 9 TL
1920 Chaetostoma pearsei South America 15 TL
1872 Chaetostoma sericeum South America 5 SL
1944 Chaetostoma sovichthys South America 7.2 SL
1874 Chaetostoma stannii South America 20.5 TL
2006 Chaetostoma stroumpoulos South America
1944 Chaetostoma tachiraense South America 8.7 SL
1882 Chaetostoma taczanowskii South America 17 TL
1904 Chaetostoma thomsoni South America 10.1 TL
1943 Chaetostoma vagum South America 9.9 SL
1998 Chaetostoma vasquezi South America 18.7 SL
1944 Chaetostoma venezuelae South America 7.3 SL
1996 Chaetostoma yurubiense South America 5.1 SL
1912 Cordylancistrus daguae South America 9.5 TL
2006 Cordylancistrus nephelion South America 12.9 SL
1996 Cordylancistrus perijae South America 12.7 SL
1898 Cordylancistrus platycephalus South America 14.5 TL
1943 Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus South America 9.5 TL
2012 Cordylancistrus santarosensis South America 7.1 SL
1944 Cordylancistrus torbesensis South America 6.5 SL
2007 Corumbataia britskii South America 2.7 SL
1997 Corumbataia cuestae South America 3.3 SL
1997 Corumbataia tocantinensis South America 3.8 SL
2008 Corumbataia veadeiros South America 3.7 SL
1909 Corymbophanes andersoni South America 8.6 SL
2000 Corymbophanes kaiei South America 6.6 SL
1999 Crossoloricaria bahuaja South America 16.4 SL
1979 Crossoloricaria cephalaspis South America 10.9 SL
1983 Crossoloricaria rhami South America 12.7 SL
1879 Crossoloricaria variegata Central and South America 26.5 SL
1944 Crossoloricaria venezuelae South America 18.3 SL
1971 Cteniloricaria maculata South America 17 SL
2012 Cteniloricaria napova South America 12.9 SL
1868 Cteniloricaria platystoma South America 20
1913 Dasyloricaria capetensis Central America 16.4 SL
1878 Dasyloricaria filamentosa South America 26 SL
1912 Dasyloricaria latiura Central and South America 35.5 SL
1912 Dasyloricaria seminuda South America 18.2 SL
1913 Dasyloricaria tuyrensis Central America 35.5 SL
1985 Dekeyseria amazonica South America 17.8 SL
1854 Dekeyseria brachyura South America 16 TL
1929 Dekeyseria niveata South America 13 SL
1854 Dekeyseria picta South America 14 TL
1915 Dekeyseria pulchra South America 10 SL
1854 Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha South America 21 SL
1877 Delturus angulicauda South America 18.7 SL
2006 Delturus brevis South America 17.2 SL
1933 Delturus carinotus South America 23.5 SL
1889 Delturus parahybae South America 21 SL
1982 Dentectus barbarmatus South America 13.7 SL
1960 Dolichancistrus atratoensis South America 8.2 SL
1916 Dolichancistrus carnegiei South America 17 TL
1944 Dolichancistrus cobrensis South America 7.9 SL
1911 Dolichancistrus fuesslii South America 13.1 TL
1918 Dolichancistrus pediculatus South America 12 TL
1887 Dolichancistrus setosus South America 12 TL
1998 Epactionotus bilineatus South America 4 SL
1998 Epactionotus gracilis South America 3.9 SL
1998 Epactionotus itaimbezinho South America 3.8 SL
2004 Epactionotus yasi South America
2011 Etsaputu relictum South America
1998 Eurycheilichthys limulus South America 4.8 SL
1992 Eurycheilichthys pantherinus South America 4.2 SL
1915 Exastilithoxus fimbriatus South America 6 SL
1985 Exastilithoxus hoedemani South America 5.1 SL
1853 Farlowella acus Whiptail catfish South America 16 SL
2006 Farlowella altocorpus South America 17.0 SL
1864 Farlowella amazonum South America 22.5 SL
1997 Farlowella colombiensis South America 16 SL
1942 Farlowella curtirostra South America 15 SL
1904 Farlowella gracilis South America 17.8 SL
1937 Farlowella hahni South America 20.1 SL
1917 Farlowella hasemani South America 17 SL
1918 Farlowella henriquei South America 16.5 SL
1997 Farlowella isbruckeri South America 13.4 SL
1917 Farlowella jauruensis South America 13.1 SL
1882 Farlowella knerii South America 16.2 SL
1964 Farlowella mariaelenae South America 17 SL
1972 Farlowella martini South America 17 SL
1910 Farlowella nattereri South America 26.5 SL
1997 Farlowella odontotumulus South America 17.5 SL
1853 Farlowella oxyrryncha South America 23 SL
1997 Farlowella paraguayensis South America 17.5 SL
1997 Farlowella platorynchus South America 19.4 SL
1971 Farlowella reticulata South America 15.3 SL
1971 Farlowella rugosa South America 21.4 SL
1937 Farlowella schreitmuelleri South America 18.1 SL
1913 Farlowella smithi South America 10 SL
1997 Farlowella taphorni South America 13.5 SL
1964 Farlowella venezuelensis South America 19.8 SL
1942 Farlowella vittata South America 22.5 SL
1944 Fonchiiichthys rupestris South America 9 SL
1863 Fonchiiichthys uracanthus Central America 16.5 SL
2011 Fonchiiloricaria nanodon South America 17.5
1981 Furcodontichthys novaesi South America 10.2 SL
2008 Gymnotocinclus anosteos South America 4.4 SL
2013 Harttia absaberi South America 7.4 SL
1939 Harttia carvalhoi South America 7.1 SL
2001 Harttia depressa South America 12.6 SL
2001 Harttia dissidens South America 15.2 SL
2001 Harttia duriventris South America 12.8 SL
2012 Harttia fluminensis South America 15.1 SL
1908 Harttia fowleri South America 22.2 SL
1993 Harttia garavelloi South America 8.6 SL
1993 Harttia gracilis South America 10.1 SL
2001 Harttia guianensis South America 17.5 SL
1908 Harttia kronei South America 12 SL
1993 Harttia leiopleura South America 5.7 SL
2001 Harttia longipinna South America 10.7 SL
1877 Harttia loricariformis South America 13 SL
2005 Harttia merevari South America
1993 Harttia novalimensis South America 5.8 SL
2001 Harttia punctata South America 13.3 SL
1939 Harttia rhombocephala South America
1971 Harttia surinamensis South America 18.8 SL
1993 Harttia torrenticola South America 7.7 SL
2001 Harttia trombetensis South America 17.6 SL
2012 Harttia tuna South America 17.2 SL
2001 Harttia uatumensis South America 11.9 SL
1953 Harttiella crassicauda South America 4.9 SL
2012 Harttiella intermedia South America 3.5 SL
2012 Harttiella janmoli South America 4.7 SL
2012 Harttiella longicauda South America 5.2 SL
2012 Harttiella lucifer South America 4.3 SL
2012 Harttiella parva South America 3.1 SL
2012 Harttiella pilosa South America 4.0 SL
1904 Hemiancistrus annectens South America 28 TL



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