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Family: Pseudopimelodidae Bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes



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South America
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Batrochoglanis acanthochiroides (Güntert, 1942)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Batrochoglanis acanthochiroides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Batrochoglanis melanurus
[]



South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Batrochoglanis raninus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Small, F.
 
Batrochoglanis raninus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Batrochoglanis transmontanus
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm TL
Batrochoglanis villosus (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Jinkings, K.
 
Batrochoglanis villosus
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South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Holm, E.
 
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus
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South America
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Cephalosilurus apurensis (Mees, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Ros, W.
 
Cephalosilurus apurensis
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South America
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL
Cephalosilurus fowleri Haseman, 1911

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cephalosilurus fowleri
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South America
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus (Mees, 1974)

Photo by Photo by Ros, W.
 
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Cruciglanis pacifici
[]



South America
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Lophiosilurus alexandri Steindachner, 1876

Photo by Photo by Crepaldi, D.V.
 
Lophiosilurus alexandri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Microglanis ater
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Microglanis carlae
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL
Microglanis cibelae Malabarba & Mahler, 1998

Photo by Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Microglanis cibelae
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Microglanis cottoides (Boulenger, 1891)

Photo by Photo by Correa, E.
 
Microglanis cottoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Microglanis eurystoma
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South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Microglanis garavelloi Shibatta & Benine, 2005

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Microglanis garavelloi
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Microglanis iheringi Gomes, 1946

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Microglanis iheringi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Microglanis leptostriatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Microglanis lundbergi
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Microglanis maculatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Microglanis malabarbai
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Microglanis minutus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Microglanis nigripinnis
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Microglanis oliveirai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Microglanis parahybae
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Microglanis pataxo
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Microglanis pellopterygius
[]



South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Microglanis poecilus Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Microglanis poecilus
[Dwarf marbled catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Microglanis robustus
[]



South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Microglanis secundus Mees, 1974

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Microglanis secundus
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South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Microglanis variegatus Eigenmann & Henn, 1914

Photo by Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Microglanis variegatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Microglanis xylographicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Microglanis zonatus
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South America
Max. Length 24.5 cm SL
Pseudopimelodus bufonius (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Pseudopimelodus bufonius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Pseudopimelodus charus
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South America
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Pseudopimelodus mangurus (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia
 
Pseudopimelodus mangurus
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South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Pseudopimelodus pulcher (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Pseudopimelodus pulcher
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Pseudopimelodus schultzi
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Batrochoglanis acanthochiroides South America 80 TL 1942
Batrochoglanis melanurus South America 13.7 SL 2005
Batrochoglanis raninus South America 20 SL 1840
Batrochoglanis transmontanus South America 25 TL 1913
Batrochoglanis villosus South America 14.8 TL 1912
Cephalosilurus albomarginatus South America 8.5 SL 1912
Cephalosilurus apurensis South America 29 SL 1978
Cephalosilurus fowleri South America 40.5 TL 1911
Cephalosilurus nigricaudus South America 35 TL 1974
Cruciglanis pacifici South America 11.2 SL 2006
Lophiosilurus alexandri South America 72 TL 1876
Microglanis ater South America 8.1 SL 1936
Microglanis carlae South America 3.4 SL 2008
Microglanis cibelae South America 7.1 SL 1998
Microglanis cottoides South America 6.8 SL 1891
Microglanis eurystoma South America 7.8 SL 1998
Microglanis garavelloi South America 4.2 SL 2005
Microglanis iheringi South America 6 SL 1946
Microglanis leptostriatus South America 4.2 SL 2006
Microglanis lundbergi South America 2.8 SL 2013
Microglanis maculatus South America 3.7 SL 2014
Microglanis malabarbai South America 5.0 SL 2005
Microglanis minutus South America 3.0 SL 2010
Microglanis nigripinnis South America 4.7 SL 1992
Microglanis oliveirai South America 2.6 SL 2011
Microglanis parahybae South America 8 SL 1880
Microglanis pataxo South America 3.9 SL 2006
Microglanis pellopterygius South America 6.8 SL 1978
Microglanis poecilus Dwarf marbled catfish South America 6.9 SL 1912
Microglanis robustus South America 2.3 SL 2010
Microglanis secundus South America 4 SL 1974
Microglanis variegatus South America 4.5 SL 1914
Microglanis xylographicus South America 2.8 SL 2011
Microglanis zonatus South America 2 SL 1942
Pseudopimelodus bufonius South America 24.5 SL 1840
Pseudopimelodus charus South America 20.2 SL 1840
Pseudopimelodus mangurus South America 69 TL 1835
Pseudopimelodus pulcher South America 8.7 TL 1887
Pseudopimelodus schultzi South America 20.7 SL 1955



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