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

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Max. Length 19.6 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus asurini
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South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Pseudancistrus barbatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Ford, G.
 
Pseudancistrus barbatus
[Bearded catfish]



South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Pseudancistrus coquenani (Steindachner, 1915)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Pseudancistrus coquenani
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Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus corantijniensis
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Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Pseudancistrus depressus
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Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus genisetiger
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Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Pseudancistrus guentheri
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Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus kayabi
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Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus kwinti
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Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus longispinis
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Max. Length 15.9 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus niger
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Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Pseudancistrus nigrescens
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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pseudancistrus orinoco
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Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus papariae
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South America
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Pseudancistrus pectegenitor Lujan, Armbruster & Sabaj Pérez, 2007

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Pseudancistrus pectegenitor
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Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus reus
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South America
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL
Pseudancistrus sidereus Armbruster, 2004

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Pseudancistrus sidereus
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus yekuana
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Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Pseudancistrus zawadzkii
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudancistrus asurini South America 19.6 SL 2015
Pseudancistrus barbatus Bearded catfish South America 20 SL 1840
Pseudancistrus coquenani South America 8.1 SL 1915
Pseudancistrus corantijniensis South America 17.9 SL 2008
Pseudancistrus depressus South America 13 TL 1868
Pseudancistrus genisetiger South America 10.3 SL 1941
Pseudancistrus guentheri South America 12 TL 1904
Pseudancistrus kayabi South America 8.8 SL 2015
Pseudancistrus kwinti South America 9.4 SL 2010
Pseudancistrus longispinis South America 10.4 SL 1983
Pseudancistrus niger South America 15.9 SL 1926
Pseudancistrus nigrescens South America 18.2 TL 1912
Pseudancistrus orinoco South America 10 TL 1988
Pseudancistrus papariae South America 15.3 SL 1941
Pseudancistrus pectegenitor South America 24.2 SL 2007
Pseudancistrus reus South America 7.7 SL 2008
Pseudancistrus sidereus South America 17.6 SL 2004
Pseudancistrus yekuana South America 4.3 SL 2007
Pseudancistrus zawadzkii South America 12.9 SL 2014



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