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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Procatopodidae African lampeyes
Subfamily: Procatopodinae
Genus: Hypsopanchax

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Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Hypsopanchax catenatus Radda, 1981

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Hypsopanchax catenatus
[Chain lampeye]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Hypsopanchax jobaerti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Hypsopanchax jubbi
[Southern deepbody]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Hypsopanchax platysternus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)

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Hypsopanchax platysternus
[Zaire lampeye]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Hypsopanchax stiassnyae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Hypsopanchax zebra (Pellegrin, 1929)

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Hypsopanchax zebra
[Zebra lampeye]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypsopanchax catenatus Chain lampeye Africa 6 TL 1981
Hypsopanchax jobaerti Africa 4.5 TL 1965
Hypsopanchax jubbi Southern deepbody Africa 5 TL 1965
Hypsopanchax platysternus Zaire lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1917
Hypsopanchax stiassnyae Africa 3.0 SL 2015
Hypsopanchax zebra Zebra lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1929



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