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Family: Anostomidae Headstanders



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Abramites eques South America 18.5 SL 1878
Abramites hypselonotus Marbled headstander South America 14 TL 1868
Anostomoides atrianalis South America 1909
Anostomoides laticeps South America 30 SL 1912
Anostomoides passionis South America 30.6 SL 2006
Anostomus anostomus Striped headstander South America 16 TL 1758
Anostomus brevior South America 12 SL 1961
Anostomus longus South America 1961
Anostomus ternetzi South America 12 TL 1949
Anostomus ucayalensis South America 1906
Gnathodolus bidens South America 1927
Hypomasticus despaxi South America 16 TL 1943
Hypomasticus julii South America 26.4 TL 1996
Hypomasticus lineomaculatus South America 6.4 SL 2013
Hypomasticus megalepis South America 10.7 SL 1863
Hypomasticus mormyrops South America 21.2 SL 1875
Hypomasticus pachycheilus South America 15.7 SL 1976
Hypomasticus thayeri South America 1929
Laemolyta fasciata South America 1924
Laemolyta fernandezi South America 25 SL 1950
Laemolyta garmani South America 21.4 SL 1931
Laemolyta macra South America 7.1 SL 1974
Laemolyta nitens South America 1890
Laemolyta orinocensis South America 16.6 SL 1879
Laemolyta proxima South America 28.5 SL 1890
Laemolyta taeniata South America 28.8 SL 1858
Laemolyta varia South America 1890
Leporellus cartledgei South America 1941
Leporellus pictus South America 1858
Leporellus retropinnis South America 1922
Leporellus vittatus South America 30 SL 1850
Leporinus acutidens South America 33 TL 1837
Leporinus affinis South America 30 TL 1864
Leporinus agassizii South America 23.4 SL 1876
Leporinus alternus South America 1912
Leporinus amae South America 19.4 TL 1980
Leporinus amazonicus South America 25 SL 2008
Leporinus amblyrhynchus South America 27.4 SL 1987
Leporinus apollo South America 13.4 SL 2011
Leporinus arcus Lipstick leporinus South America 40 TL 1912
Leporinus arimaspi South America 19.0 SL 2014
Leporinus aripuanaensis South America 9.3 SL 1981
Leporinus badueli South America 10.5 SL 1948
Leporinus bahiensis South America 1875
Leporinus bimaculatus South America 1855
Leporinus bistriatus South America 11.1 SL 1997
Leporinus bleheri South America 14.2 SL 1999
Leporinus boehlkei South America 15.8 SL 1988
Leporinus britskii South America 10.0 2011
Leporinus brunneus South America 25.6 SL 1950
Leporinus copelandii South America 54 TL 1875
Leporinus cylindriformis South America 19.9 SL 1929
Leporinus desmotes South America 22 TL 1914
Leporinus ecuadorensis South America 25 TL 1916
Leporinus falcipinnis South America 1997
Leporinus fasciatus Banded leporinus South America 37 TL 1794
Leporinus friderici Threespot leporinus South America 40 SL 1794
Leporinus geminis South America 18 SL 2009
Leporinus gomesi South America 16 SL 1981
Leporinus gossei South America 25 SL 1991
Leporinus granti South America 25 1912
Leporinus guttatus South America 12.5 SL 2009
Leporinus holostictus South America 1878
Leporinus jamesi South America 15.5 SL 1929
Leporinus jatuncochi South America 12.2 SL 1971
Leporinus klausewitzi South America 1960
Leporinus lacustris South America 24 TL 1945
Leporinus lebaili South America 1983
Leporinus leschenaulti South America 1850
Leporinus maculatus Spotted leporinus South America 20 TL 1844
Leporinus marcgravii South America 11.9 SL 1875
Leporinus melanopleura Spottail leporinus South America 1864
Leporinus melanopleurodes South America 12.9 SL 2013
Leporinus melanostictus South America 28 SL 1926
Leporinus microphthalmus South America 11.8 SL 1989
Leporinus moralesi South America 30 TL 1942
Leporinus multifasciatus South America 1878
Leporinus multimaculatus South America 11.1 SL 2016
Leporinus nattereri South America 1876
Leporinus niceforoi South America 12.8 SL 1943
Leporinus nigrotaeniatus Halfline leporinus South America 40 TL 1841
Leporinus nijsseni South America 17 TL 1990
Leporinus octofasciatus South America 31.2 SL 1915
Leporinus octomaculatus South America 12.9 SL 1993
Leporinus ortomaculatus South America 7.8 SL 2000
Leporinus pachyurus South America 1850
Leporinus parae South America 22.9 SL 1907
Leporinus paralternus South America 1914
Leporinus paranensis South America 16 SL 1987
Leporinus parvulus South America 7.7 SL 2013
Leporinus pearsoni South America 1940
Leporinus pellegrinii South America 12 TL 1910
Leporinus piau South America 33.0 FL 1941
Leporinus pitingai South America 31.5 SL 1996
Leporinus platycephalus South America 1935
Leporinus punctatus South America 2000
Leporinus reticulatus South America 13.6 SL 1993
Leporinus santosi South America 13.5 SL 2013
Leporinus sexstriatus South America 8 SL 1980
Leporinus spilopleura South America 26.5 SL 1926
Leporinus steindachneri South America 34.5 SL 1907
Leporinus steyermarki South America 30 TL 1956
Leporinus striatus South America 25 TL 1858
Leporinus subniger South America 1943
Leporinus taeniatus South America 19 TL 1875
Leporinus taeniofasciatus South America 12.9 SL 1997
Leporinus tigrinus South America 20 TL 1929
Leporinus torrenticola South America 12.3 SL 2016
Leporinus trimaculatus South America 23.2 SL 1992
Leporinus uatumaensis South America 10.2 SL 1996
Leporinus unitaeniatus South America 12.5 SL 2009
Leporinus vanzoi South America 2005
Leporinus venerei South America 13.6 SL 2008
Leporinus wolfei South America 30 TL 1940
Leporinus y-ophorus South America 1922
Megaleporinus brinco South America 18.7 SL 2013
Megaleporinus conirostris South America 36.5 TL 1875
Megaleporinus elongatus South America 50 TL 1850
Megaleporinus garmani South America 1929
Megaleporinus macrocephalus South America 68.4 TL 1988
Megaleporinus muyscorum South America 36 SL 1900
Megaleporinus obtusidens South America 76 TL 1837
Megaleporinus piavussu South America 38.0 SL 2012
Megaleporinus reinhardti South America 17 SL 1875
Megaleporinus trifasciatus South America 23.8 SL 1876
Petulanos intermedius South America 13.5 TL 1980
Petulanos plicatus South America 9.5 SL 1912
Petulanos spiloclistron South America 16 TL 1974
Pseudanos gracilis South America 18.1 SL 1858
Pseudanos irinae South America 1980
Pseudanos trimaculatus Threespot headstander South America 18.8 TL 1858
Pseudanos varii South America 21 SL 2012
Pseudanos winterbottomi South America 15.2 SL 2005
Rhytiodus argenteofuscus South America 32 SL 1858
Rhytiodus elongatus South America 1908
Rhytiodus lauzannei South America 1987
Rhytiodus microlepis South America 33.2 SL 1858
Sartor elongatus South America 7.6 SL 1987
Sartor respectus South America 1959
Sartor tucuruiense South America 11 SL 1987
Schizodon altoparanae South America 37.4 TL 1990
Schizodon australis South America 33.4 SL 1994
Schizodon borellii South America 40 TL 1900
Schizodon corti South America 40 SL 1944
Schizodon dissimilis South America 1890
Schizodon fasciatus South America 40 TL 1829
Schizodon intermedius South America 28.7 SL 1990
Schizodon isognathus South America 35 SL 1858
Schizodon jacuiensis South America 34.8 TL 1988
Schizodon knerii South America 23.5 SL 1875
Schizodon nasutus South America 40.2 TL 1858
Schizodon platae South America 1890
Schizodon rostratus South America 1931
Schizodon scotorhabdotus South America 27.1 SL 2007
Schizodon succinctus South America 1861
Schizodon vittatus South America 35 SL 1850
Synaptolaemus cingulatus South America 1950
Synaptolaemus latofasciatus South America 9.4 SL 1910



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