113 Species in Family Pimelodidae
Nominal species list for Pimelodidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Aguarunichthys inpai Zuanon, Rapp Py-Daniel & Jégu, 1993
Aguarunichthys tocantinsensis Zuanon, Rapp Py-Daniel & Jégu, 1993
Aguarunichthys torosus Stewart, 1986
Bagropsis reinhardti Lütken, 1874
Bergiaria platana (Steindachner, 1908)
Bergiaria westermanni (Lütken, 1874)
Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg & Akama, 2005
Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (Lichtenstein, 1819) Kumakuma
Brachyplatystoma juruense (Boulenger, 1898) Zebra catfish
Brachyplatystoma platynemum Boulenger, 1898 Slobbering catfish
Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (Castelnau, 1855)
Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (Britski, 1981) Tigerstriped catfish
Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes, 1840) Laulao catfish
Calophysus macropterus (Lichtenstein, 1819) Zamurito
Cheirocerus abuelo (Schultz, 1944)
Cheirocerus eques Eigenmann, 1917
Cheirocerus goeldii (Steindachner, 1908)
Conorhynchos conirostris (Valenciennes, 1840)
Duopalatinus emarginatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Duopalatinus peruanus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
Exallodontus aguanai Lundberg, Mago-Leccia & Nass, 1991
Hemisorubim platyrhynchos (Valenciennes, 1840) Porthole shovelnose catfish
Hypophthalmus edentatus Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Highwaterman catfish
Hypophthalmus fimbriatus Kner, 1858
Hypophthalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1840
Hypophthalmus oremaculatus Nani & Fuster, 1947
Iheringichthys labrosus (Lütken, 1874)
Iheringichthys megalops Eigenmann & Ward, 1907
Iheringichthys syi Azpelicueta & Britski, 2012
Leiarius arekaima (Jardine, 1841)
Leiarius longibarbis (Castelnau, 1855)
Leiarius marmoratus (Gill, 1870)
Leiarius pictus (Müller & Troschel, 1849)
Luciopimelodus pati (Valenciennes, 1835) Pati
Megalonema amaxanthum Lundberg & Dahdul, 2008
Megalonema argentinum (MacDonagh, 1938)
Megalonema orixanthum Lundberg & Dahdul, 2008
Megalonema pauciradiatum Eigenmann, 1919
Megalonema platanum (Günther, 1880)
Megalonema platycephalum Eigenmann, 1912
Megalonema psammium Schultz, 1944
Megalonema xanthum Eigenmann, 1912
Parapimelodus nigribarbis (Boulenger, 1889)
Parapimelodus valenciennis (Lütken, 1874)
Perrunichthys perruno Schultz, 1944 Leopard catfish
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Redtail catfish
Pimelabditus moli Parisi & Lundberg, 2009
Pimelodina flavipinnis Steindachner, 1876
Pimelodus absconditus Azpelicueta, 1995
Pimelodus albicans (Valenciennes, 1840)
Pimelodus albofasciatus Mees, 1974
Pimelodus altissimus Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942
Pimelodus argenteus Perugia, 1891
Pimelodus atrobrunneus Vidal & Lucena, 1999
Pimelodus blochii Valenciennes, 1840 Bloch's catfish
Pimelodus brevis Marini, Nichols & La Monte, 1933
Pimelodus britskii Garavello & Shibatta, 2007
Pimelodus coprophagus Schultz, 1944
Pimelodus fur (Lütken, 1874)
Pimelodus garciabarrigai Dahl, 1961
Pimelodus grosskopfii Steindachner, 1879 Capaz
Pimelodus halisodous Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008
Pimelodus jivaro Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942
Pimelodus joannis Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008
Pimelodus luciae Rocha & Ribeiro, 2010
Pimelodus maculatus Lacepède, 1803
Pimelodus microstoma Steindachner, 1877
Pimelodus multicratifer Ribeiro, Lucena & Oyakawa, 2011
Pimelodus mysteriosus Azpelicueta, 1998
Pimelodus navarroi Schultz, 1944
Pimelodus ornatus Kner, 1858
Pimelodus ortmanni Haseman, 1911
Pimelodus pantaneiro Souza-Filho & Shibatta, 2007
Pimelodus paranaensis Britski & Langeani, 1988
Pimelodus pictus Steindachner, 1876 Pictus cat
Pimelodus pintado Azpelicueta, Lundberg & Loureiro, 2008
Pimelodus platicirris Borodin, 1927
Pimelodus pohli Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006
Pimelodus punctatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
Pimelodus stewarti Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008
Pimelodus tetramerus Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006
Pinirampus pirinampu (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) Flatwhiskered catfish
Platynematichthys notatus (Jardine, 1841) Coroatá
Platysilurus malarmo Schultz, 1944
Platysilurus mucosus (Vaillant, 1880)
Platysilurus olallae (Orcés V., 1977)
Platystomatichthys sturio (Kner, 1858)
Propimelodus araguayae Rocha, de Oliveira & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2007
Propimelodus caesius Parisi, Lundberg & DoNascimiento, 2006
Propimelodus eigenmanni (Van der Stigchel, 1946)
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) Spotted sorubim
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766) Barred sorubim
Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007
Pseudoplatystoma metaense Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007
Pseudoplatystoma orinocoense Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007
Pseudoplatystoma punctifer (Castelnau, 1855)
Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes, 1840) Tiger sorubim
Sorubim cuspicaudus Littmann, Burr & Nass, 2000 Trans-Andean shovelnose catfish
Sorubim elongatus Littmann, Burr, Schmidt & Isern, 2001 Slender shovelnose catfish
Sorubim lima (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Duckbill catfish
Sorubim maniradii Littmann, Burr & Buitrago-Suarez, 2001
Sorubim trigonocephalus Miranda Ribeiro, 1920 Arrowhead shovelnose
Sorubimichthys planiceps (Spix & Agassiz, 1829) Firewood catfish
Steindachneridion amblyurum (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
Steindachneridion doceanum (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Steindachneridion melanodermatum Garavello, 2005
Steindachneridion parahybae (Steindachner, 1877)
Steindachneridion punctatum (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
Steindachneridion scriptum (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
Zungaro jahu (Ihering, 1898)
Zungaro zungaro (Humboldt, 1821) Gilded catfish
Zungaropsis multimaculatus Steindachner, 1908
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