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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Auchenipterichthys

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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus (Eigenmann & Allen, 1942)

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Auchenipterichthys coracoideus
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Max. Length 22.8 cm TL

 
Auchenipterichthys longimanus
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Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Auchenipterichthys punctatus
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South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus (Kner, 1858)

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Auchenipterichthys thoracatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus South America 10 SL 1942
Auchenipterichthys longimanus South America 22.8 TL 1864
Auchenipterichthys punctatus South America 15.1 SL 1840
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus South America 13.8 SL 1858



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