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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Farlowella

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South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Farlowella acus (Kner, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Storry, S.
 
Farlowella acus
[Whiptail catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.0 cm SL

 
Farlowella altocorpus
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South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella amazonum (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella amazonum
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No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Farlowella colombiensis
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South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Farlowella curtirostra Myers, 1942

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Farlowella curtirostra
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South America
Max. Length 25.5 cm TL
Farlowella gracilis Regan, 1904

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Farlowella gracilis
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South America
Max. Length 20.1 cm SL
Farlowella hahni Meinken, 1937

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella hahni
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella hasemani
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella henriquei
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella isbruckeri
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella jauruensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella knerii
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella mariaelenae
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No picture found

Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Farlowella martini
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South America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Farlowella nattereri Steindachner, 1910

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Farlowella nattereri
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South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Farlowella odontotumulus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella odontotumulus
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No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Farlowella oxyrryncha
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South America
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Farlowella paraguayensis Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella paraguayensis
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South America
Max. Length 19.4 cm SL
Farlowella platorynchus Retzer & Page, 1997

Photo by Photo by Page, L.M.
 
Farlowella platorynchus
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No picture found

Max. Length 15.3 cm SL

 
Farlowella reticulata
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No picture found

Max. Length 21.4 cm SL

 
Farlowella rugosa
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No picture found

Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Farlowella schreitmuelleri
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No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Farlowella smithi
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No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Farlowella taphorni
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No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Farlowella venezuelensis
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South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Farlowella vittata Myers, 1942

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Farlowella vittata
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Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Farlowella yarigui
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27 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Farlowella acus Whiptail catfish South America 16 SL 1853
Farlowella altocorpus South America 17.0 SL 2006
Farlowella amazonum South America 22.5 SL 1864
Farlowella colombiensis South America 16 SL 1997
Farlowella curtirostra South America 15 SL 1942
Farlowella gracilis South America 25.5 TL 1904
Farlowella hahni South America 20.1 SL 1937
Farlowella hasemani South America 17 SL 1917
Farlowella henriquei South America 16.5 SL 1918
Farlowella isbruckeri South America 13.4 SL 1997
Farlowella jauruensis South America 13.1 SL 1917
Farlowella knerii South America 16.2 SL 1882
Farlowella mariaelenae South America 17 SL 1964
Farlowella martini South America 17 SL 1972
Farlowella nattereri South America 26.5 SL 1910
Farlowella odontotumulus South America 17.5 SL 1997
Farlowella oxyrryncha South America 23 SL 1853
Farlowella paraguayensis South America 17.5 SL 1997
Farlowella platorynchus South America 19.4 SL 1997
Farlowella reticulata South America 15.3 SL 1971
Farlowella rugosa South America 21.4 SL 1971
Farlowella schreitmuelleri South America 18.1 SL 1937
Farlowella smithi South America 10 SL 1913
Farlowella taphorni South America 13.5 SL 1997
Farlowella venezuelensis South America 19.8 SL 1964
Farlowella vittata South America 22.5 SL 1942
Farlowella yarigui South America 11.2 SL 2014



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