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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Stevardiinae
Genus: Diapoma

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South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL
Diapoma alburnus (Hensel, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Diapoma alburnus
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Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Diapoma alegretense
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Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Diapoma dicropotamicus
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Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Diapoma guarani
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South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Diapoma itaimbe (Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003)

Photo by Photo by Guimarães, T.F.R.
 
Diapoma itaimbe
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Diapoma lepiclastus
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Diapoma nandi
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Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Diapoma obi
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Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Diapoma pyrrhopteryx
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Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Diapoma speculiferum
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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Diapoma terofali (Géry, 1964)

Photo by Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Diapoma terofali
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Diapoma thauma
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Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Diapoma tipiaia
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South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Diapoma uruguayense (Messner, 1962)

Photo by Photo by Teixeira de Mello, F.
 
Diapoma uruguayense
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Diapoma alburnus South America 7.4 TL 1870
Diapoma alegretense South America 4.2 SL 2003
Diapoma dicropotamicus South America 4.3 SL 2003
Diapoma guarani South America 3.0 SL 1987
Diapoma itaimbe South America 4.5 SL 2003
Diapoma lepiclastus South America 4.4 SL 2003
Diapoma nandi South Armerica 5.9 SL 2018
Diapoma obi South America 5.9 SL 2012
Diapoma pyrrhopteryx South America 5.6 SL 2011
Diapoma speculiferum South America 4.6 SL 1894
Diapoma terofali South America 4.8 SL 1964
Diapoma thauma South America 4.5 SL 2011
Diapoma tipiaia South America 3.5 SL 2003
Diapoma uruguayense South America 5.1 SL 1962



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