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Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ageneiosus inermis Manduba South America 64.8 TL 1766
Ageneiosus magoi South America 18.1 SL 1989
Ageneiosus marmoratus Bottlenose catfish South America 18.5 SL 1912
Ageneiosus militaris South America 30 SL 1835
Ageneiosus pardalis Central and South America 46.2 SL 1874
Ageneiosus polystictus South America 45 SL 1915
Ageneiosus ucayalensis South America 35.2 SL 1855
Ageneiosus uranophthalmus South America 2010
Ageneiosus vittatus South America 22 SL 1908
Asterophysus batrachus South America 25 SL 1858
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus South America 10 SL 1942
Auchenipterichthys longimanus South America 22.8 TL 1864
Auchenipterichthys punctatus South America 15.1 SL 1840
Auchenipterichthys thoracatus South America 13.8 SL 1858
Auchenipterus ambyiacus South America 24.4 SL 1915
Auchenipterus brachyurus South America 16.5 SL 1878
Auchenipterus brevior South America 8.4 SL 1912
Auchenipterus britskii South America 14 SL 1999
Auchenipterus demerarae South America 10.3 SL 1912
Auchenipterus dentatus South America 12.1 SL 1840
Auchenipterus fordicei South America 9.9 SL 1888
Auchenipterus menezesi South America 13.1 SL 1999
Auchenipterus nigripinnis South America 20.2 SL 1895
Auchenipterus nuchalis South America 27 SL 1829
Auchenipterus osteomystax South America 43 TL 1918
Centromochlus altae South America 3.6 SL 1945
Centromochlus bockmanni South America 4.8 SL 2005
Centromochlus britskii South America 3.9 SL 2015
Centromochlus concolor South America 7.7 SL 1974
Centromochlus existimatus South America 9.0 SL 1974
Centromochlus ferrarisi South America 7.1 SL 2015
Centromochlus heckelii South America 13.9 SL 1853
Centromochlus macracanthus South America 13.0 SL 2000
Centromochlus megalops South America 1858
Centromochlus meridionalis South America 6.2 SL 2013
Centromochlus perugiae South America 5 SL 1882
Centromochlus punctatus South America 4.5 SL 1974
Centromochlus reticulatus South America 4.0 SL 1974
Centromochlus romani South America 3.3 SL 1988
Centromochlus schultzi South America 10.9 SL 1962
Centromochlus simplex South America 4.8 SL 1974
Entomocorus benjamini South America 7 SL 1917
Entomocorus gameroi South America 7 SL 1984
Entomocorus melaphareus South America 5.9 SL 2003
Entomocorus radiosus South America 5.3 SL 2006
Epapterus blohmi South America 8.5 SL 1984
Epapterus dispilurus South America 15.4 SL 1878
Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus South America 2.2 SL 1999
Gelanoglanis pan South America 2.5 SL 2014
Gelanoglanis stroudi South America 3.6 SL 1980
Gelanoglanis travieso South America 3.0 SL 2008
Glanidium albescens South America 12.2 SL 1874
Glanidium botocudo South America 9.6 SL 2013
Glanidium catharinensis South America 15.8 SL 1962
Glanidium cesarpintoi South America 9.6 SL 1928
Glanidium leopardum South America 10.9 SL 1961
Glanidium melanopterum South America 19 SL 1918
Glanidium ribeiroi South America 22 SL 1911
Liosomadoras morrowi South America 1940
Liosomadoras oncinus Jaguar catfish South America 17 TL 1841
Pseudauchenipterus affinis South America 12 SL 1877
Pseudauchenipterus flavescens South America 1888
Pseudauchenipterus jequitinhonhae South America 11 SL 1877
Pseudauchenipterus nodosus Cocosoda catfish South America 22 SL 1794
Pseudepapterus cucuhyensis South America 5.9 SL 1951
Pseudepapterus gracilis South America 8.1 SL 2000
Pseudepapterus hasemani South America 9.9 SL 1915
Pseudotatia parva South America 4.6 SL 1974
Spinipterus acsi South America 3.2 SL 2011
Tatia aulopygia South America 15.9 SL 1858
Tatia boemia South America 6.9 SL 1996
Tatia brunnea South America 11.6 SL 1974
Tatia carolae South America 3.7 SL 2013
Tatia caxiuanensis South America 4.1 SL 2008
Tatia dunni South America 12 SL 1945
Tatia galaxias South America 12.6 SL 1974
Tatia gyrina South America 4.2 SL 1942
Tatia intermedia South America 12 SL 1877
Tatia jaracatia South America 6.6 SL 2009
Tatia marthae South America 2.3 SL 2013
Tatia meesi South America 4.7 SL 2008
Tatia melanoleuca South America 3.2 SL 2014
Tatia musaica South America 6.2 TL 1992
Tatia neivai South America 8.2 SL 1930
Tatia nigra South America 11.7 SL 2008
Tatia strigata South America 11.7 SL 1995
Tetranematichthys barthemi South America 17.6 SL 2010
Tetranematichthys quadrifilis South America 16 SL 1858
Tetranematichthys wallacei South America 20.6 SL 2006
Tocantinsia piresi South America 51.5 TL 1920
Trachelyichthys decaradiatus South America 8 SL 1974
Trachelyichthys exilis South America 8 SL 1977
Trachelyopterichthys anduzei South America 14 SL 1987
Trachelyopterichthys taeniatus Striped woodcat South America 15 TL 1858
Trachelyopterus albicrux South America 14 TL 1901
Trachelyopterus amblops Central America 19 SL 1913
Trachelyopterus analis South America. 1888
Trachelyopterus brevibarbis South America 1878
Trachelyopterus ceratophysus South America 25.5 TL 1858
Trachelyopterus coriaceus South America 18 TL 1840
Trachelyopterus fisheri Driftwood catfish South America 28 TL 1916
Trachelyopterus galeatus South America 30 TL 1766
Trachelyopterus insignis South America 22.5 SL 1878
Trachelyopterus isacanthus South America 1878
Trachelyopterus lacustris South America 1874
Trachelyopterus leopardinus South America 18 TL 1927
Trachelyopterus lucenai South America 16.5 SL 1995
Trachelyopterus peloichthys South America 20 TL 1944
Trachelyopterus striatulus Singing catfish South America 27.7 TL 1877
Trachelyopterus teaguei South America 19.6 SL 1942
Trachycorystes cratensis South America 6.1 SL 1937
Trachycorystes menezesi South America 19.9 SL 2011
Trachycorystes porosus South America 1888
Trachycorystes trachycorystes Black catfish South America 35 SL 1840
Tympanopleura atronasus South America 14.9 SL 1888
Tympanopleura brevis South America 16 SL 1881
Tympanopleura cryptica South America 8.5 SL 2015
Tympanopleura longipinna South America 8.1 SL 2015
Tympanopleura piperata South America 4.8 SL 1912
Tympanopleura rondoni South America 16.0 SL 1914



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