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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Ancistrinae
Genus: Dolichancistrus

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South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Dolichancistrus atratoensis (Dahl, 1960)

Photo by Photo by GUIA/Ospina Pabon, J.G.
 
Dolichancistrus atratoensis
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Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus carnegiei
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South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Dolichancistrus cobrensis (Schultz, 1944)

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Dolichancistrus cobrensis
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South America
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Dolichancistrus fuesslii (Steindachner, 1911)

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Dolichancistrus fuesslii
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Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Dolichancistrus pediculatus
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South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dolichancistrus setosus (Boulenger, 1887)

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Dolichancistrus setosus
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dolichancistrus atratoensis South America 8.2 SL 1960
Dolichancistrus carnegiei South America 17 TL 1916
Dolichancistrus cobrensis South America 7.9 SL 1944
Dolichancistrus fuesslii South America 13.1 TL 1911
Dolichancistrus pediculatus South America 12 TL 1918
Dolichancistrus setosus South America 12 TL 1887



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