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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Sturisomatichthys

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South America
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Sturisomatichthys aureum (Steindachner, 1900)

Photo by Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Sturisomatichthys aureum
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Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Sturisomatichthys citurensis
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Max. Length 25.4 cm

 
Sturisomatichthys dariense
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South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm SL
Sturisomatichthys festivum (Myers, 1942)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Sturisomatichthys festivum
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Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Sturisomatichthys frenatum
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South America
Max. Length 23.9 cm SL
Sturisomatichthys kneri (Ghazzi, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Seidel, I.
 
Sturisomatichthys kneri
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Sturisomatichthys leightoni (Regan, 1912)

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Sturisomatichthys leightoni
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Central and South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Sturisomatichthys panamense (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Sturisomatichthys panamense
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Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Sturisomatichthys tamanae
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sturisomatichthys aureum South America 20 SL 1900
Sturisomatichthys citurensis Central America 25 SL 1913
Sturisomatichthys dariense Central America 25.4 1913
Sturisomatichthys festivum South America 16.9 SL 1942
Sturisomatichthys frenatum South America 24 SL 1902
Sturisomatichthys kneri South America 23.9 SL 2005
Sturisomatichthys leightoni South America 18 SL 1912
Sturisomatichthys panamense Central and South America 26 SL 1889
Sturisomatichthys tamanae South America 22.5 TL 1912



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