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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Ancistrinae
Genus: Cordylancistrus

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South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Cordylancistrus daguae (Eigenmann, 1912)

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Cordylancistrus daguae
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Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus nephelion
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Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Cordylancistrus perijae
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Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus
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South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Cordylancistrus torbesensis (Schultz, 1944)

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Cordylancistrus torbesensis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cordylancistrus daguae South America 9.5 TL 1912
Cordylancistrus nephelion South America 12.9 SL 2006
Cordylancistrus perijae South America 12.7 SL 1996
Cordylancistrus platyrhynchus South America 9.5 TL 1943
Cordylancistrus torbesensis South America 6.5 SL 1944



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