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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Corydoradinae
Genus: Aspidoras

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Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Aspidoras albater
[False macropterus]
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Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Aspidoras belenos
[]
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Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Aspidoras brunneus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Aspidoras carvalhoi
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Aspidoras depinnai Britto, 2000

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Aspidoras depinnai
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South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Aspidoras eurycephalus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976

Photo by Photo by James, A.
 
Aspidoras eurycephalus
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Aspidoras fuscoguttatus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aspidoras fuscoguttatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Aspidoras gabrieli
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South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Aspidoras lakoi Miranda Ribeiro, 1949

Photo by Photo by Manzotti, A.R.
 
Aspidoras lakoi
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Aspidoras maculosus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Aspidoras marianae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Aspidoras menezesi
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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Aspidoras microgalaeus
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South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Aspidoras pauciradiatus (Weitzman & Nijssen, 1970)

Photo by Photo by Noren, M.
 
Aspidoras pauciradiatus
[Sixray corydoras]



South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Aspidoras poecilus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Aspidoras poecilus
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Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Aspidoras psammatides
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South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Aspidoras raimundi (Steindachner, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Aspidoras raimundi
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Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Aspidoras rochai
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South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Aspidoras spilotus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aspidoras spilotus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Aspidoras taurus Lima & Britto, 2001

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aspidoras taurus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Aspidoras velites
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Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Aspidoras virgulatus
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22 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aspidoras albater False macropterus South America 3.6 SL 1976
Aspidoras belenos South America 2.8 SL 1998
Aspidoras brunneus South America 2.1 SL 1976
Aspidoras carvalhoi South America 2.5 SL 1976
Aspidoras depinnai South America 3.3 SL 2000
Aspidoras eurycephalus South America 3 SL 1976
Aspidoras fuscoguttatus South America 3.8 SL 1976
Aspidoras gabrieli South America 3.7 SL 2014
Aspidoras lakoi South America 4 SL 1949
Aspidoras maculosus South America 3.4 SL 1976
Aspidoras marianae South America 2.9 SL 2015
Aspidoras menezesi South America 4.2 SL 1976
Aspidoras microgalaeus South America 3.3 SL 1998
Aspidoras pauciradiatus Sixray corydoras South America 2.9 SL 1970
Aspidoras poecilus South America 3.5 SL 1976
Aspidoras psammatides South America 3.1 SL 2005
Aspidoras raimundi South America 3.3 SL 1907
Aspidoras rochai South America 4 SL 1907
Aspidoras spilotus South America 3.4 SL 1976
Aspidoras taurus South America 5.4 SL 2001
Aspidoras velites South America 2.8 SL 2002
Aspidoras virgulatus South America 3.6 SL 1980



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