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Family: Parodontidae Scrapetooths



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South America
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Apareiodon affinis (Steindachner, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Apareiodon affinis
[Darter characine]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Apareiodon agmatos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Apareiodon argenteus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Apareiodon cavalcante
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Apareiodon davisi Fowler, 1941

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Apareiodon davisi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Apareiodon gransabana
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Apareiodon hasemani Eigenmann, 1916

Photo by Photo by Noren, M.
 
Apareiodon hasemani
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Apareiodon ibitiensis Amaral Campos, 1944

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Apareiodon ibitiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Apareiodon itapicuruensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Apareiodon machrisi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Apareiodon orinocensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Apareiodon piracicabae (Eigenmann, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Apareiodon piracicabae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Apareiodon tigrinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Apareiodon vittatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Apareiodon vladii Pavanelli, 2006

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Apareiodon vladii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Parodon alfonsoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Parodon apolinari
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm

 
Parodon atratoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Parodon bifasciatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Parodon buckleyi Boulenger, 1887

Photo by Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Parodon buckleyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Parodon caliensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm SL

 
Parodon carrikeri
[]



South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Parodon guyanensis Géry, 1960

Photo by Photo by Ponton, D.
 
Parodon guyanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Parodon hilarii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Parodon magdalenensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Parodon moreirai
[]



South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Parodon nasus Kner, 1859

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Parodon nasus
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL
Parodon pongoensis (Allen, 1942)

Photo by Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Parodon pongoensis
[Pongo characin]



South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL
Parodon suborbitalis Valenciennes, 1850

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Parodon suborbitalis
[]



Central and South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL
Saccodon dariensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Alvarez, F.
 
Saccodon dariensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Saccodon terminalis (Eigenmann & Henn, 1914)

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W./G.C. Sanchez
 
Saccodon terminalis
[]



South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Saccodon wagneri Kner, 1863

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Saccodon wagneri
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apareiodon affinis Darter characine South America 17 SL 1879
Apareiodon agmatos South America 8.0 SL 2008
Apareiodon argenteus South America 7.6 SL 2003
Apareiodon cavalcante South America 5.6 SL 2003
Apareiodon davisi South America 5.9 SL 1941
Apareiodon gransabana South America 9.2 SL 1993
Apareiodon hasemani South America 6.8 SL 1916
Apareiodon ibitiensis South America 11.3 SL 1944
Apareiodon itapicuruensis South America 8.6 SL 1916
Apareiodon machrisi South America 7.4 SL 1957
Apareiodon orinocensis South America 13.2 SL 1999
Apareiodon piracicabae South America 12 SL 1907
Apareiodon tigrinus South America 6.4 SL 2003
Apareiodon vittatus South America 14.5 SL 1977
Apareiodon vladii South America 11.3 SL 2006
Parodon alfonsoi South America 10.3 SL 2011
Parodon apolinari South America 9.3 SL 1930
Parodon atratoensis South America 10.8 2011
Parodon bifasciatus South America 9.8 SL 1912
Parodon buckleyi South America 15 SL 1887
Parodon caliensis South America 13 SL 1895
Parodon carrikeri South America 14.7 SL 1940
Parodon guyanensis South America 12 TL 1960
Parodon hilarii South America 13.7 SL 1867
Parodon magdalenensis South America 10.9 SL 2011
Parodon moreirai South America 11.8 SL 2005
Parodon nasus South America 12.7 SL 1859
Parodon pongoensis Pongo characin South America 10.4 SL 1942
Parodon suborbitalis South America 12.1 SL 1850
Saccodon dariensis Central and South America 12.7 SL 1913
Saccodon terminalis South America 4 SL 1914
Saccodon wagneri South America 10.1 SL 1863



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