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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Peckoltia bachi South America 14 TL 1898
Peckoltia braueri South America 10.3 SL 1912
Peckoltia brevis South America 11.4 SL 1935
Peckoltia caenosa South America 15.7 SL 2008
Peckoltia capitulata South America 7.6 SL 2012
Peckoltia cavatica South America 7.2 SL 2005
Peckoltia compta South America 6.2 SL 2010
Peckoltia ephippiata South America 10.2 SL 2015
Peckoltia feldbergae South America 17.1 SL 2012
Peckoltia furcata South America 9.2 SL 1940
Peckoltia greedoi South America 7.8 SL 2015
Peckoltia lineola South America 9.7 SL 2008
Peckoltia lujani South America 7.5 SL 2015
Peckoltia multispinis Bristlemouth catfish South America 14.8 TL 1929
Peckoltia oligospila South America 10.5 SL 1864
Peckoltia otali South America 7.7 SL 2012
Peckoltia pankimpuju South America 13.0 SL 2008
Peckoltia simulata South America 8.3 SL 2012
Peckoltia vermiculata South America 13 SL 1908
Peckoltia vittata South America 15 TL 1881



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