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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes
Subfamily: Callichthyinae
Genus: Lepthoplosternum

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Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum
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South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum beni Reis, 1997

Photo by Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Lepthoplosternum beni
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South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Lepthoplosternum pectorale (Boulenger, 1895)

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Lepthoplosternum pectorale
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum stellatum
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum tordilho
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Lepthoplosternum ucamara
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum beni South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum pectorale South America 6.0 SL 1895
Lepthoplosternum stellatum South America 4.6 SL 2005
Lepthoplosternum tordilho South America 4.6 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum ucamara South America 4.6 SL 2005



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