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Family: Chilodontidae Headstanders



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Caenotropus labyrinthicus (Kner, 1858)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Caenotropus labyrinthicus
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South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Caenotropus maculosus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Caenotropus mestomorgmatos
[]

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.

South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Caenotropus schizodon Scharcansky & Lucena, 2007

Photo by Lucena, C.A.S.
 
Caenotropus schizodon
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Chilodus fritillus
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Chilodus gracilis Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1988

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Chilodus gracilis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Chilodus punctatus Müller & Troschel, 1844

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Chilodus punctatus
[Spotted headstander]

Photo by Ponton, D.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Chilodus zunevei Puyo, 1946

Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Chilodus zunevei
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8 Species of Family Chilodontidae
(Headstanders)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1858 Caenotropus labyrinthicus South America 15.2 SL
1912 Caenotropus maculosus South America 10.8 SL
1995 Caenotropus mestomorgmatos South America 16.3 SL
2007 Caenotropus schizodon South America 9.1 SL
1997 Chilodus fritillus South America 7.3 SL
1988 Chilodus gracilis South America 6.4 SL
1844 Chilodus punctatus Spotted headstander South America 7.9 SL
1946 Chilodus zunevei South America 7.7 SL



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