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

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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Plataplochilus cabindae
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Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Plataplochilus chalcopyrus
[Flame lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Plataplochilus loemensis (Pellegrin, 1924)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Plataplochilus loemensis
[Loeme lampeye]
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Plataplochilus miltotaenia
[Red striped lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Plataplochilus ngaensis (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Photo by Noren, M.
 
Plataplochilus ngaensis
[Nga lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Plataplochilus terveri (Huber, 1981)

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Plataplochilus terveri
[Terver's lampeye]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Plataplochilus cabindae Africa 5 TL 1911
Plataplochilus chalcopyrus Flame lampeye Africa 3.1 SL 1963
Plataplochilus loemensis Loeme lampeye Africa 6 TL 1924
Plataplochilus miltotaenia Red striped lampeye Africa 5 TL 1963
Plataplochilus ngaensis Nga lampeye Africa 5 TL 1924
Plataplochilus terveri Terver's lampeye Africa 5.5 TL 1981



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