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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Amphiliidae Loach catfishes
Subfamily: Leptoglaninae
Genus: Zaireichthys

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18 species
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Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Zaireichthys brevis (Boulenger, 1915)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Zaireichthys brevis
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Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Zaireichthys camerunensis (Daget & Stauch, 1963)

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Zaireichthys camerunensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Zaireichthys compactus Seegers, 2008

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Zaireichthys compactus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys conspicuus
[Blotched sand catlet]



Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Zaireichthys dorae (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys dorae
[Chobe sand catlet]



Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Zaireichthys flavomaculatus (Pellegrin, 1926)

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys flavomaculatus
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Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Zaireichthys heterurus Roberts, 2003

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys heterurus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kafuensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kavangoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kunenensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys lacustris
[]



Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Zaireichthys mandevillei (Poll, 1959)

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys mandevillei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys maravensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys monomotapa
[Eastern sand catlet]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys pallidus
[Pale sand catlet]



Africa
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Zaireichthys rotundiceps (Hilgendorf, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Zaireichthys rotundiceps
[Spotted sand catlet]



Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Zaireichthys wamiensis (Seegers, 1989)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Zaireichthys wamiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Zaireichthys zonatus
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Zaireichthys brevis Africa 3.4 TL 1915
Zaireichthys camerunensis Africa 3.3 SL 1963
Zaireichthys compactus Africa 2.6 SL 2008
Zaireichthys conspicuus Blotched sand catlet Africa 3.5 SL 2011
Zaireichthys dorae Chobe sand catlet Africa 2.7 SL 1967
Zaireichthys flavomaculatus Africa 3.9 SL 1926
Zaireichthys heterurus Africa 3.5 SL 2003
Zaireichthys kafuensis Africa 2.4 SL 2011
Zaireichthys kavangoensis Africa 2.7 SL 2011
Zaireichthys kunenensis Africa 2.5 SL 2011
Zaireichthys lacustris Africa 2.2 SL 2011
Zaireichthys mandevillei Africa 2.6 SL 1959
Zaireichthys maravensis Africa 3.1 SL 2011
Zaireichthys monomotapa Eastern sand catlet Africa 4.1 SL 2011
Zaireichthys pallidus Pale sand catlet Africa 2.5 SL 2011
Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Africa 3.8 SL 1905
Zaireichthys wamiensis Africa 2.5 SL 1989
Zaireichthys zonatus Africa 2.5 TL 1968



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