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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Genus: Hypoptopoma

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Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma baileyi
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Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma bianale
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Max. Length 5.1 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum
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Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma elongatum
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South America
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Hypoptopoma guianense Boeseman, 1974

Photo by Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Hypoptopoma guianense
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South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Hypoptopoma gulare Cope, 1878

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Hypoptopoma gulare
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Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma incognitum
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Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum
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Max. Length 7.0 cm TL

 
Hypoptopoma machadoi
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Max. Length 3.6 cm

 
Hypoptopoma muzuspi
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South America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Hypoptopoma psilogaster Fowler, 1915

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Hypoptopoma psilogaster
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South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Hypoptopoma steindachneri Boulenger, 1895

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Hypoptopoma steindachneri
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South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Hypoptopoma thoracatum Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Hypoptopoma thoracatum
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13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hypoptopoma baileyi South America 4.4 TL 2010
Hypoptopoma bianale South America 5.4 TL 2010
Hypoptopoma brevirostratum South America 5.1 TL 2010
Hypoptopoma elongatum South America 10.2 TL 2010
Hypoptopoma guianense South America 6.2 SL 1974
Hypoptopoma gulare South America 10.5 SL 1878
Hypoptopoma incognitum South America 10.8 SL 2010
Hypoptopoma inexspectatum South America 7.1 SL 1893
Hypoptopoma machadoi South America 7.0 TL 2010
Hypoptopoma muzuspi South America 3.6 2010
Hypoptopoma psilogaster South America 7 SL 1915
Hypoptopoma steindachneri South America 10 SL 1895
Hypoptopoma thoracatum South America 8 TL 1868



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