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Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes



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South America
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Acanthopoma annectens
[]
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South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis amapaensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis diaphanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Ammoglanis pulex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Apomatoceros alleni
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Bullockia maldonadoi (Eigenmann, 1920)

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Bullockia maldonadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Copionodon lianae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Copionodon orthiocarinatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Copionodon pecten
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 30 cm
Eremophilus mutisii Humboldt, 1805

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Eremophilus mutisii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Glanapteryx anguilla
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Glanapteryx niobium
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Glaphyropoma rodriguesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Glaphyropoma spinosum
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Haemomaster venezuelae Myers, 1927

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Haemomaster venezuelae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.8 cm

 
Hatcheria macraei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm NG

 
Henonemus intermedius
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Henonemus macrops
[]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 9 cm NG
Henonemus punctatus (Boulenger, 1887)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Henonemus punctatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm NG

 
Henonemus taxistigmus
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Henonemus triacanthopomus DoNascimiento & Provenzano, 2006

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Henonemus triacanthopomus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm TL

 
Homodiaetus anisitsi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus banguela
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus graciosa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Homodiaetus passarellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Ituglanis agreste
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm NG
Ituglanis amazonicus (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Ituglanis amazonicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Ituglanis apteryx
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Ituglanis australis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Ituglanis bambui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL

 
Ituglanis boitata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Ituglanis cahyensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Ituglanis compactus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Ituglanis eichorniarum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Ituglanis epikarsticus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm NG

 
Ituglanis gracilior
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm NG

 
Ituglanis guayaberensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Ituglanis herberti
[]
No picture found
South America, Brazil.
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Ituglanis ina
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm NG
Ituglanis laticeps (Kner, 1863)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Ituglanis laticeps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Ituglanis macunaima
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Ituglanis mambai
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm NG
Ituglanis metae (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Ituglanis metae
[]

Photo by Brosse, S.

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Ituglanis nebulosus de Pinna & Keith, 2003

Photo by Brosse, S.
 
Ituglanis nebulosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Ituglanis paraguassuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm NG

 
Ituglanis parahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm NG

 
Ituglanis parkoi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Ituglanis passensis Fernández & Bichuette, 2002

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ituglanis passensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm NG

 
Ituglanis proops
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Ituglanis ramiroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Listrura boticario
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Listrura camposi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Listrura costai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Listrura depinnai
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Listrura nematopteryx de Pinna, 1988

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Listrura nematopteryx
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Listrura picinguabae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Listrura tetraradiata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Malacoglanis gelatinosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Megalocentor echthrus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Microcambeva barbata
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Microcambeva draco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Microcambeva ribeirae
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 1.2 cm NG
Miuroglanis platycephalus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Miuroglanis platycephalus
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Ochmacanthus alternus Myers, 1927

Photo by MNHN
 
Ochmacanthus alternus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Ochmacanthus batrachostomus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Ochmacanthus flabelliferus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Ochmacanthus orinoco Myers, 1927

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Ochmacanthus orinoco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Ochmacanthus reinhardtii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Paracanthopoma parva
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Parastegophilus maculatus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Parastegophilus paulensis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Parastegophilus paulensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm NG
Paravandellia oxyptera Miranda Ribeiro, 1912

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Paravandellia oxyptera
[Pantanal parasitic catfish]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Paravandellia phaneronema (Miles, 1943)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Paravandellia phaneronema
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America

Pareiodon microps Kner, 1855

Photo by MNHN
 
Pareiodon microps
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Plectrochilus diabolicus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm

 
Plectrochilus machadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm NG

 
Plectrochilus wieneri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL

 
Potamoglanis anhanga
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm

 
Potamoglanis hasemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.7 cm SL

 
Potamoglanis johnsoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Potamoglanis wapixana
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon (Myers, 1942)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pseudostegophilus nemurus (Günther, 1869)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pseudostegophilus nemurus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Pygidianops amphioxus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Pygidianops cuao
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Pygidianops eigenmanni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Pygidianops magoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm

 
Rhizosomichthys totae
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm NG
Sarcoglanis simplex Myers & Weitzman, 1966

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Sarcoglanis simplex
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Schultzichthys bondi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Schultzichthys gracilis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Scleronema angustirostre
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Scleronema minutum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Scleronema operculatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys bortayro
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys gualcamayo
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys huachi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys leoncitensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm

 
Silvinichthys mendozensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Silvinichthys pachonensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Stauroglanis gouldingi de Pinna, 1989

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Stauroglanis gouldingi
[Ghost candiru]
No picture found
South America

 
Stegophilus insidiosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Stegophilus panzeri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Stegophilus septentrionalis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Stenolicmus ix
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm NG

 
Stenolicmus sarmientoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Trichogenes claviger
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Trichogenes longipinnis Britski & Ortega, 1983

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichogenes longipinnis
[Long-finned cambeva]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus aguarague
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm
Trichomycterus albinotatus Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus albinotatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus alternatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus alterus
[]

Photo by Colihueque, N.

South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL
Trichomycterus areolatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Colihueque, N.
 
Trichomycterus areolatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus argos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus arhuaco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus arleoi
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus atochae
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm
Trichomycterus auroguttatus Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus auroguttatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus bahianus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus balios
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus ballesterosi
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America

Trichomycterus banneaui (Eigenmann, 1912)

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Trichomycterus banneaui
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus barbouri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus belensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus bogotensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm

 
Trichomycterus bomboizanus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm

 
Trichomycterus borellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.3 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus boylei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus brachykechenos
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Trichomycterus brasiliensis Lütken, 1874

Photo by MNHN
 
Trichomycterus brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus brunoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus cachiraensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus caipora
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus caliensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus candidus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus castroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm

 
Trichomycterus catamarcensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus caudofasciatus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus celsae
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 11.5 cm
Trichomycterus chaberti Durand, 1968

Photo by MNHN
 
Trichomycterus chaberti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus chapmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17 cm

 
Trichomycterus chiltoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12 cm

 
Trichomycterus chungaraensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus claudiae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus concolor
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Trichomycterus conradi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.6 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus corduvensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus crassicaudatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus dali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus davisi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus diabolus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus diatropoporos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 26 cm

 
Trichomycterus dispar
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus dorsostriatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus duellmani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 17.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus emanueli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus fassli
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus fuliginosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Trichomycterus gabrieli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus garciamarquezi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus gasparinii
[]

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.

South America
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL
Trichomycterus giganteus Lima & Costa, 2004

Photo by Salgado, F.L.K.
 
Trichomycterus giganteus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus goeldii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus gorgona
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus guaraquessaba
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus guianense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus heterodontus
[]

Photo by Fernandez, L.

South America
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL
Trichomycterus hualco Fernández & Vari, 2009

Photo by Fernandez, L.
 
Trichomycterus hualco
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus igobi
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 16.1 cm
Trichomycterus iheringi (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Trichomycterus iheringi
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm
Trichomycterus immaculatus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus immaculatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus itacambirussu
[]

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Trichomycterus itacarambiensis Trajano & de Pinna, 1996

Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Trichomycterus itacarambiensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL
Trichomycterus itatiayae Miranda Ribeiro, 1906

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus itatiayae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus jacupiranga
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus jequitinhonhae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus kankuamo
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus knerii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus landinga
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm

 
Trichomycterus latidens
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm

 
Trichomycterus latistriatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus laucaensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus lewi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus longibarbatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus macrotrichopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus maculosus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus maldonadoi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus manaurensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm

 
Trichomycterus maracaiboensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus maracaya Bockmann & Sazima, 2004

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus maracaya
[Margay pencil catfish]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus mariamole
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus mboycy
[]

Photo by Fernandez, L.

Trichomycterus meganto
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus megantoni Fernández & Chuquihuamaní, 2007

Photo by Fernandez, L.
 
Trichomycterus megantoni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm

 
Trichomycterus meridae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus migrans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus mimonha
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus mimosensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus minus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 6.0 cm
Trichomycterus mirissumba Costa, 1992

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Trichomycterus mirissumba
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm
Trichomycterus mondolfi (Schultz, 1945)

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Trichomycterus mondolfi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus montesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm

 
Trichomycterus motatanensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus naipi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus nietoi
[]

Photo by MNHN

South America
Max. Length 8.9 cm
Trichomycterus nigricans Valenciennes, 1832

Photo by MNHN
 
Trichomycterus nigricans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus nigroauratus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus nigromaculatus
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No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus novalimensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus ocanaensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus oroyae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pantherinus
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm
Trichomycterus paolence (Eigenmann, 1917)

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Trichomycterus paolence
[]
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South America
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus papilliferus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus paquequerense
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pauciradiatus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus payaya
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus perkos
[]

Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.

South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL
Trichomycterus pirabitira Barbosa & Azevedo-Santos, 2012

Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.
 
Trichomycterus pirabitira
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus piurae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus plumbeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus poikilos
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus potschi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pradensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus pseudosilvinichthys
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus punctatissimus
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm
Trichomycterus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Trichomycterus punctulatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus puriventris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus ramosus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus regani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus reinhardti
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Trichomycterus retropinnis Regan, 1903

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Trichomycterus retropinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus riojanus
[]

Photo by Cruz, R.C.

South America
Max. Length 37.4 cm TL
Trichomycterus rivulatus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Cruz, R.C.
 
Trichomycterus rivulatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Trichomycterus roigi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus romeroi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus rubbioli
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus rubiginosus
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus ruitoquensis
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Trichomycterus sandovali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm

 
Trichomycterus santaeritae
[]

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL
Trichomycterus santanderensis Castellanos-Morales, 2007

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.
 
Trichomycterus santanderensis
[]

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.

South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Trichomycterus sketi Castellanos-Morales, 2011

Photo by Castellanos-Morales, C.A.
 
Trichomycterus sketi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm NG

 
Trichomycterus spegazzinii
[]

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.

South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Trichomycterus spelaeus DoNascimiento, Villarreal & Provenzano, 2001

Photo by DoNascimiento, C.
 
Trichomycterus spelaeus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm

 
Trichomycterus spilosoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm

 
Trichomycterus stawiarski
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Trichomycterus steindachneri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.8 cm

 
Trichomycterus stellatus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm

 
Trichomycterus straminius
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthopoma annectens South America 12 SL 1892
Ammoglanis amapaensis South America 1.8 SL 2008
Ammoglanis diaphanus South America 1.9 SL 1994
Ammoglanis pulex South America 1.5 SL 2000
Apomatoceros alleni South America 14.6 SL 1922
Bullockia maldonadoi South America 5.7 SL 1920
Copionodon lianae South America 6.4 SL 2000
Copionodon orthiocarinatus South America 7.5 SL 1992
Copionodon pecten South America 6.2 SL 1992
Eremophilus mutisii South America 30 1805
Glanapteryx anguilla South America 6.1 TL 1927
Glanapteryx niobium South America 5.5 1998
Glaphyropoma rodriguesi South America 5.1 SL 1992
Glaphyropoma spinosum South America 5.8 SL 2008
Haemomaster venezuelae South America 6.6 SL 1927
Hatcheria macraei South America 20.8 1855
Henonemus intermedius South America 8 NG 1889
Henonemus macrops South America 6 TL 1882
Henonemus punctatus South America 9 NG 1887
Henonemus taxistigmus South America 9.3 NG 1914
Henonemus triacanthopomus South America 9.4 SL 2006
Homodiaetus anisitsi South America 4.9 TL 1907
Homodiaetus banguela South America 3.8 SL 2002
Homodiaetus graciosa South America 3.5 SL 2002
Homodiaetus passarellii South America 3.8 SL 1944
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
Listrura boticario South America 3.7 SL 2002
Listrura camposi South America 3.9 SL 1957
Listrura costai South America 3.4 SL 2012
Listrura depinnai South America 3.1 SL 2014
Listrura nematopteryx South America 3.7 SL 1988
Listrura picinguabae South America 4.9 SL 2006
Listrura tetraradiata South America 4.4 SL 2002
Malacoglanis gelatinosus South America 2.0 SL 1966
Megalocentor echthrus South America 8.8 SL 1991
Microcambeva barbata South America 2.6 SL 1994
Microcambeva draco South America 2010
Microcambeva ribeirae South America 4.8 SL 2004
Miuroglanis platycephalus South America 1.2 NG 1889
Ochmacanthus alternus South America 4 SL 1927
Ochmacanthus batrachostomus South America 3.2 SL 1912
Ochmacanthus flabelliferus South America 3.5 TL 1912
Ochmacanthus orinoco South America 4.6 SL 1927
Ochmacanthus reinhardtii South America 5 TL 1882
Paracanthopoma parva South America 2.7 SL 1935
Parastegophilus maculatus South America 6 SL 1879
Parastegophilus paulensis South America 5.4 SL 1918
Paravandellia oxyptera Pantanal parasitic catfish South America 2.8 NG 1912
Paravandellia phaneronema South America 2.8 SL 1943
Pareiodon microps South America 1855
Plectrochilus diabolicus South America 6.3 SL 1927
Plectrochilus machadoi South America 9.3 1917
Plectrochilus wieneri South America 7.9 NG 1909
Potamoglanis anhanga South America 1.3 SL 2012
Potamoglanis hasemani South America 1.8 1914
Potamoglanis johnsoni South America 1.7 SL 1932
Potamoglanis wapixana South America 1.6 SL 2016
Pseudostegophilus haemomyzon South America 5.7 SL 1942
Pseudostegophilus nemurus South America 15 TL 1869
Pygidianops amphioxus South America 3.0 SL 2011
Pygidianops cuao South America 2.4 SL 2005
Pygidianops eigenmanni South America 2.3 SL 1944
Pygidianops magoi South America 2 SL 2005
Rhizosomichthys totae South America 13.8 1942
Sarcoglanis simplex South America 2.1 NG 1966
Schultzichthys bondi South America 3.7 SL 1942
Schultzichthys gracilis South America 2.6 SL 1960
Scleronema angustirostre South America 6.4 TL 1942
Scleronema minutum South America 4 SL 1891
Scleronema operculatum South America 8 1917
Silvinichthys bortayro South America 2.8 SL 2005
Silvinichthys gualcamayo South America 5.1 SL 2013
Silvinichthys huachi South America 3.0 SL 2014
Silvinichthys leoncitensis South America 5.8 SL 2011
Silvinichthys mendozensis South America 7.3 1978
Silvinichthys pachonensis South America 5.8 SL 2016
Stauroglanis gouldingi Ghost candiru South America 2.7 SL 1989
Stegophilus insidiosus South America 1859
Stegophilus panzeri South America 4.1 SL 1931
Stegophilus septentrionalis South America 4.4 SL 1927
Stenolicmus ix South America 1.9 SL 2011
Stenolicmus sarmientoi South America 29.5 NG 1990
Trichogenes claviger South America 5.1 SL 2010
Trichogenes longipinnis Long-finned cambeva South America 14 SL 1983
Trichomycterus aguarague South America 2006
Trichomycterus albinotatus South America 4.6 1992
Trichomycterus alternatus South America 8.1 1917
Trichomycterus alterus South America 9.3 NG 1933
Trichomycterus areolatus South America 11.6 TL 1846
Trichomycterus argos South America 11.7 SL 2012
Trichomycterus arhuaco South America 7.0 SL 2016
Trichomycterus arleoi South America 5.2 SL 1972
Trichomycterus atochae South America 1942
Trichomycterus auroguttatus South America 6.1 1992
Trichomycterus bahianus South America 8.9 1992
Trichomycterus balios South America 9.2 SL 2013
Trichomycterus ballesterosi South America 2011
Trichomycterus banneaui South America 1912
Trichomycterus barbouri South America 3.7 1911
Trichomycterus belensis South America 6.4 SL 2002
Trichomycterus bogotensis South America 9.4 1912
Trichomycterus bomboizanus South America 11.2 1942
Trichomycterus borellii South America 11 1897
Trichomycterus boylei South America 13.3 TL 1956
Trichomycterus brachykechenos South America 7.1 SL 2013
Trichomycterus brasiliensis South America 13.5 SL 1874
Trichomycterus brunoi South America 2010
Trichomycterus cachiraensis South America 10.9 SL 2008
Trichomycterus caipora South America 11.6 SL 2008
Trichomycterus caliensis South America 5.3 1912
Trichomycterus candidus South America 7.5 1949
Trichomycterus castroi South America 14.8 1992
Trichomycterus catamarcensis South America 4.2 2000
Trichomycterus caudofasciatus South America 5.3 SL 2004
Trichomycterus celsae South America 2003
Trichomycterus chaberti South America 11.5 1968
Trichomycterus chapmani South America 11.8 1912
Trichomycterus chiltoni South America 17 1928
Trichomycterus chungaraensis South America 12 1983
Trichomycterus claudiae South America 2010
Trichomycterus concolor South America 6.4 1992
Trichomycterus conradi South America 8 1912
Trichomycterus corduvensis South America 13.6 NG 1877
Trichomycterus crassicaudatus South America 13.5 SL 2008
Trichomycterus dali South America 7.9 SL 2011
Trichomycterus davisi South America 6.3 SL 1911
Trichomycterus diabolus South America 22.5 TL 2004
Trichomycterus diatropoporos South America 6.8 SL 2013
Trichomycterus dispar South America 26 1846
Trichomycterus dorsostriatum South America 7.7 1917
Trichomycterus duellmani South America 4.8 TL 1984
Trichomycterus emanueli South America 17.4 1944
Trichomycterus fassli South America 14.9 1915
Trichomycterus fuliginosus South America 2010
Trichomycterus gabrieli South America 5 1926
Trichomycterus garciamarquezi South America 3.1 SL 2016
Trichomycterus gasparinii South America 8.5 SL 2013
Trichomycterus giganteus South America 20.4 SL 2004
Trichomycterus goeldii South America 9.9 TL 1896
Trichomycterus gorgona South America 6.4 SL 2005
Trichomycterus guaraquessaba South America 9.2 SL 2005
Trichomycterus guianense South America 7.7 1909
Trichomycterus heterodontus South America 8.3 1917
Trichomycterus hualco South America 6.9 SL 2009
Trichomycterus igobi South America 9.0 SL 2008
Trichomycterus iheringi South America 16.1 1917
Trichomycterus immaculatus South America 9.3 1889
Trichomycterus itacambirussu South America 7.4 SL 2004
Trichomycterus itacarambiensis South America 8.3 SL 1996
Trichomycterus itatiayae South America 19.7 SL 1906
Trichomycterus jacupiranga South America 2005
Trichomycterus jequitinhonhae South America 8.4 SL 2004
Trichomycterus kankuamo South America 5.9 SL 2016
Trichomycterus knerii South America 15.5 1882
Trichomycterus landinga South America 4.3 SL 2004
Trichomycterus latidens South America 5.3 1917
Trichomycterus latistriatus South America 4.6 1917
Trichomycterus laucaensis South America 14.1 1983
Trichomycterus lewi South America 2003
Trichomycterus longibarbatus South America 5.8 1992
Trichomycterus macrophthalmus South America 6 SL 2012
Trichomycterus macrotrichopterus South America 2010
Trichomycterus maculosus South America 7.7 SL 2010
Trichomycterus maldonadoi South America 2011
Trichomycterus manaurensis South America 6.2 SL 2016
Trichomycterus maracaiboensis South America 4.4 1944
Trichomycterus maracaya Margay pencil catfish South America 5.1 SL 2004
Trichomycterus mariamole South America 2010
Trichomycterus mboycy South America 12.6 SL 2004
Trichomycterus megantoni Trichomycterus meganto 10.1 SL 2007
Trichomycterus meridae South America 9.9 1903
Trichomycterus migrans South America 4.2 NG 1960
Trichomycterus mimonha South America 7.8 1992
Trichomycterus mimosensis South America 5.4 SL 2013
Trichomycterus minus South America 7.5 SL 2012
Trichomycterus mirissumba South America 6.0 1992
Trichomycterus mondolfi South America 6.1 1945
Trichomycterus montesi South America 11.1 SL 2016
Trichomycterus motatanensis South America 7.1 1944
Trichomycterus naipi South America 12.2 SL 2004
Trichomycterus nietoi South America 15.8 SL 2014
Trichomycterus nigricans South America 8.9 1832
Trichomycterus nigroauratus South America 7.3 SL 2008
Trichomycterus nigromaculatus South America 16.5 1887
Trichomycterus novalimensis South America 2010
Trichomycterus ocanaensis South America 5.2 SL 2011
Trichomycterus oroyae South America 1889
Trichomycterus pantherinus South America 7.0 SL 2004
Trichomycterus paolence South America 6.8 1917
Trichomycterus papilliferus South America 12.7 SL 2004
Trichomycterus paquequerense South America 6.8 SL 1943
Trichomycterus pauciradiatus South America 5.2 SL 2006
Trichomycterus payaya South America 3.7 SL 2011
Trichomycterus perkos South America 2012
Trichomycterus pirabitira South America 7.7 SL 2012
Trichomycterus piurae South America 10.1 SL 1922
Trichomycterus plumbeus South America 8.2 SL 2004
Trichomycterus poikilos South America 9.3 SL 2013
Trichomycterus potschi South America 8.1 SL 2003
Trichomycterus pradensis South America 11.2 SL 2005
Trichomycterus pseudosilvinichthys South America 6.7 SL 2004
Trichomycterus punctatissimus South America 28 TL 1855
Trichomycterus punctulatus South America 14.5 1846
Trichomycterus puriventris South America 8.0 SL 2012
Trichomycterus ramosus South America 6.7 SL 2000
Trichomycterus regani South America 5.5 1917
Trichomycterus reinhardti South America 6.5 1917
Trichomycterus retropinnis South America 8 TL 1903
Trichomycterus riojanus South America 8.5 1897
Trichomycterus rivulatus South America 37.4 TL 1846
Trichomycterus roigi South America 11 TL 1984
Trichomycterus romeroi South America 6.6 NG 1941
Trichomycterus rubbioli South America 6.4 SL 2012
Trichomycterus rubiginosus South America 2010
Trichomycterus ruitoquensis South America 2007
Trichomycterus sandovali South America 2006
Trichomycterus santaeritae South America 6.6 1918
Trichomycterus santanderensis South America 10.1 SL 2007
Trichomycterus sketi South America 6.2 SL 2011
Trichomycterus spegazzinii South America 10.8 NG 1897
Trichomycterus spelaeus South America 5.4 SL 2001
Trichomycterus spilosoma South America 25 1913
Trichomycterus stawiarski South America 8.5 1968
Trichomycterus steindachneri South America 14.4 SL 2014
Trichomycterus stellatus South America 7.8 1918
Trichomycterus straminius South America 6.7 1917



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