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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes
Subfamily: Trichomycterinae
Genus: Ituglanis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Ituglanis agreste South America 4.4 SL 2013
Ituglanis amazonicus South America 7.5 NG 1882
Ituglanis apteryx South America 6.7 SL 2014
Ituglanis australis South America 7.6 SL 2014
Ituglanis bambui South America 4.6 SL 2004
Ituglanis boitata South America 12.3 SL 2015
Ituglanis cahyensis South America 4.9 SL 2006
Ituglanis compactus South America 2.6 SL 2017
Ituglanis eichorniarum South America 5.7 SL 1912
Ituglanis epikarsticus South America 3.4 SL 2004
Ituglanis gracilior South America 7.9 NG 1912
Ituglanis guayaberensis South America 5.7 NG 1960
Ituglanis herberti South America 16 SL 1940
Ituglanis ina South America, Brazil. 6.2 SL 2012
Ituglanis laticeps South America 8.9 NG 1863
Ituglanis macunaima South America 4.6 SL 2005
Ituglanis mambai South America 6.8 SL 2008
Ituglanis metae South America 7.8 NG 1917
Ituglanis nebulosus South America 3.5 SL 2003
Ituglanis paraguassuensis South America 4.3 SL 2007
Ituglanis parahybae South America 5.1 NG 1918
Ituglanis parkoi South America 17 NG 1944
Ituglanis passensis South America 7 SL 2002
Ituglanis proops South America 8.7 NG 1908
Ituglanis ramiroi South America 3.1 SL 2004



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013