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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pseudopimelodidae Bumblebee catfishes, dwarf marbled catfishes

Genus: Microglanis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Microglanis ater South America 8.1 SL 1936
Microglanis carlae South America 3.4 SL 2008
Microglanis cibelae South America 7.1 SL 1998
Microglanis cottoides South America 6.8 SL 1891
Microglanis eurystoma South America 7.8 SL 1998
Microglanis garavelloi South America 4.2 SL 2005
Microglanis iheringi South America 6 SL 1946
Microglanis leptostriatus South America 4.2 SL 2006
Microglanis lundbergi South America 2.8 SL 2013
Microglanis maculatus South America 3.7 SL 2014
Microglanis malabarbai South America 5.0 SL 2005
Microglanis minutus South America 3.0 SL 2010
Microglanis nigripinnis South America 4.7 SL 1992
Microglanis oliveirai South America 2.6 SL 2011
Microglanis parahybae South America 8 SL 1880
Microglanis pataxo South America 3.9 SL 2006
Microglanis pellopterygius South America 6.8 SL 1978
Microglanis poecilus Dwarf marbled catfish South America 6.9 SL 1912
Microglanis robustus South America 2.3 SL 2010
Microglanis secundus South America 4 SL 1974
Microglanis variegatus South America 4.5 SL 1914
Microglanis xylographicus South America 2.8 SL 2011
Microglanis zonatus South America 2 SL 1942



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