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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypostominae
Genus: Hypostomus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypostomus affinis South America 39.7 SL 1877
Hypostomus agna South America 22 TL 1907
Hypostomus alatus South America 28.8 SL 1855
Hypostomus albopunctatus South America 40 SL 1908
Hypostomus ancistroides South America 21 TL 1911
Hypostomus angipinnatus South America 15 1922
Hypostomus annectens South America 28 TL 1904
Hypostomus arecuta South America 24.3 SL 2012
Hypostomus argus South America 11.6 SL 1943
Hypostomus asperatus South America 22.9 SL 1855
Hypostomus aspilogaster South America 26.5 SL 1894
Hypostomus atropinnis South America 21 TL 1890
Hypostomus auroguttatus South America 34 TL 1854
Hypostomus basilisko South America 19.8 SL 2014
Hypostomus bolivianus South America 15 TL 1924
Hypostomus borellii South America 16.1 SL 1897
Hypostomus boulengeri South America 24.5 SL 1903
Hypostomus brevicauda South America 19.6 SL 1864
Hypostomus brevis South America 7.4 SL 1919
Hypostomus careopinnatus South America 5.8 SL 2012
Hypostomus carinatus South America 24.8 SL 1881
Hypostomus carvalhoi South America 14.2 SL 1937
Hypostomus chrysostiktos South America 26.0 SL 2007
Hypostomus cochliodon South America 23 SL 1854
Hypostomus commersoni South America 60.5 TL 1836
Hypostomus commersonoides South America 1933
Hypostomus coppenamensis South America 12.5 SL 1969
Hypostomus corantijni South America 18.8 SL 1968
Hypostomus crassicauda South America 14.3 SL 1968
Hypostomus dardanelos South America 18.4 SL 2014
Hypostomus delimai South America 25.3 SL 2013
Hypostomus denticulatus South America 19.1 SL 2008
Hypostomus derbyi South America 31 SL 1911
Hypostomus dlouhyi South America 24.5 SL 1985
Hypostomus eptingi South America 12.2 SL 1941
Hypostomus ericae South America 19.9 SL 2005
Hypostomus ericius South America 18.7 SL 2003
Hypostomus faveolus South America 20.6 SL 2008
Hypostomus fluviatilis South America 16.5 SL 1964
Hypostomus fonchii South America 15.4 SL 2002
Hypostomus francisci South America 36 SL 1874
Hypostomus garmani South America 13.0 SL 1904
Hypostomus goyazensis South America 26 TL 1908
Hypostomus gymnorhynchus South America 26.6 SL 1926
Hypostomus hemicochliodon South America 36.2 TL 2003
Hypostomus hemiurus South America 20.1 SL 1912
Hypostomus heraldoi South America 23.6 SL 2008
Hypostomus hermanni South America 24 TL 1905
Hypostomus holostictus South America 18 TL 1913
Hypostomus hondae South America 35 SL 1912
Hypostomus hoplonites South America 32.5 SL 1988
Hypostomus iheringii South America 11.6 SL 1908
Hypostomus interruptus South America 12 SL 1918
Hypostomus isbrueckeri South America 24.6 SL 1990
Hypostomus itacua South America 11 TL 1836
Hypostomus jaguar South America 17.6 SL 2013
Hypostomus jaguribensis South America 12 TL 1915
Hypostomus johnii South America 11.3 SL 1877
Hypostomus khimaera South America 16.4 SL 2014
Hypostomus kopeyaka South America 22.6 SL 2010
Hypostomus kuarup South America 21.8 SL 2012
Hypostomus laplatae South America 69 TL 1907
Hypostomus latifrons South America 28.7 SL 1986
Hypostomus latirostris South America 26 TL 1904
Hypostomus leucophaeus South America 15.8 SL 2016
Hypostomus levis South America 18.8 SL 1924
Hypostomus lexi South America 46 SL 1911
Hypostomus lima South America 13.6 SL 1874
Hypostomus limosus South America 1888
Hypostomus longiradiatus South America 39.5 TL 1929
Hypostomus luetkeni South America 25.4 SL 1877
Hypostomus luteomaculatus South America 28 SL 1942
Hypostomus luteus South America 40.5 TL 1980
Hypostomus macrophthalmus South America 7.9 SL 1968
Hypostomus macrops South America 28.8 SL 1888
Hypostomus macushi South America 17 SL 2005
Hypostomus margaritifer South America 33 TL 1908
Hypostomus melanephelis South America 17.8 SL 2015
Hypostomus meleagris South America 30 SL 1933
Hypostomus micromaculatus South America 18.5 SL 1968
Hypostomus microstomus South America 24 SL 1987
Hypostomus multidens South America 19.8 SL 2007
Hypostomus mutucae South America 10.9 SL 1999
Hypostomus myersi South America 20.7 SL 1947
Hypostomus nematopterus South America 10.7 SL 1984
Hypostomus niceforoi South America 13.5 SL 1943
Hypostomus nickeriensis South America 17 SL 1969
Hypostomus niger South America 24.5 SL 1933
Hypostomus nigromaculatus South America 10.2 SL 1964
Hypostomus nigropunctatus South America 23.3 SL 2012
Hypostomus nudiventris South America 5.7 SL 1941
Hypostomus obtusirostris South America 5.9 TL 1907
Hypostomus occidentalis South America 14.6 SL 1968
Hypostomus oculeus South America 21.7 SL 1943
Hypostomus pagei South America 18.9 SL 2003
Hypostomus pantherinus South America 4.8 SL 1854
Hypostomus papariae South America 11.4 TL 1941
Hypostomus paranensis South America 18.1 SL 1877
Hypostomus paucimaculatus South America 12 SL 1968
Hypostomus paucipunctatus South America 18.8 SL 2005
Hypostomus paulinus South America 13.5 SL 1905
Hypostomus peckoltoides South America 11.1 SL 2010
Hypostomus perdido South America 18.1 SL 2014
Hypostomus piratatu South America 27.5 SL 1986
Hypostomus plecostomoides South America 25.6 TL 1922
Hypostomus plecostomus Suckermouth catfish South America 50 SL 1758
Hypostomus pospisili South America 1944
Hypostomus pseudohemiurus South America 6.2 SL 1968
Hypostomus punctatus South America 30 TL 1840
Hypostomus pusarum South America 20.3 TL 1913
Hypostomus pyrineusi South America 26 TL 1920
Hypostomus regani South America 41 SL 1905
Hypostomus rhantos South America 19.6 SL 2007
Hypostomus robinii Teta Central America 16 SL 1840
Hypostomus rondoni South America 8 TL 1912
Hypostomus roseopunctatus South America 23.3 SL 1990
Hypostomus saramaccensis South America 11.5 SL 1968
Hypostomus scabriceps South America 35 TL 1888
Hypostomus scaphyceps South America 3.5 SL 1919
Hypostomus sculpodon South America 26.4 SL 2003
Hypostomus seminudus South America. 1888
Hypostomus simios South America 15.8 SL 2005
Hypostomus sipaliwinii South America 12.6 SL 1968
Hypostomus soniae South America 16.4 SL 2005
Hypostomus strigaticeps South America 16 SL 1908
Hypostomus subcarinatus South America 31 TL 1855
Hypostomus surinamensis South America 16.5 SL 1968
Hypostomus tapanahoniensis South America 17 SL 1969
Hypostomus taphorni South America 22.8 SL 1984
Hypostomus tapijara South America 37.8 SL 2005
Hypostomus ternetzi South America 34.3 TL 1895
Hypostomus tietensis South America 12.5 SL 1905
Hypostomus topavae South America 70 SL 1969
Hypostomus unae South America 18.3 SL 1878
Hypostomus uruguayensis South America 34.5 TL 1990
Hypostomus vaillanti South America 18.5 SL 1877
Hypostomus variipictus South America 37 TL 1911
Hypostomus varimaculosus South America 6 SL 1945
Hypostomus variostictus South America 5.7 TL 1912
Hypostomus ventromaculatus Wara wara South America 25 SL 1968
Hypostomus vermicularis South America 19 SL 1888
Hypostomus waiampi South America 19.4 SL 2005
Hypostomus watwata Armored catfish South America 45 SL 1828
Hypostomus weberi South America 17.5 SL 2010
Hypostomus wilsoni South America 32.5 TL 1918
Hypostomus winzi South America 4.2 SL 1945
Hypostomus wuchereri South America 35 SL 1864
Hypostomus yaku South America 7.1 SL 2014



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