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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Characiformes
Family: Curimatidae Toothless characins

Genus: Psectrogaster

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8 species
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South America
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Psectrogaster amazonica Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

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Psectrogaster amazonica
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Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster ciliata
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Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster curviventris
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South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Psectrogaster essequibensis (Günther, 1864)

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Psectrogaster essequibensis
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Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster falcata
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South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Psectrogaster rhomboides Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

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Psectrogaster rhomboides
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South America
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL
Psectrogaster rutiloides (Kner, 1858)

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Psectrogaster rutiloides
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Max. Length 16.4 cm SL

 
Psectrogaster saguiru
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Psectrogaster amazonica South America 19 SL 1889
Psectrogaster ciliata South America 12.9 SL 1844
Psectrogaster curviventris South America 17.1 SL 1903
Psectrogaster essequibensis South America 16.9 SL 1864
Psectrogaster falcata South America 16.8 SL 1889
Psectrogaster rhomboides South America 17.8 SL 1889
Psectrogaster rutiloides South America 17.8 SL 1858
Psectrogaster saguiru South America 16.4 SL 1941



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