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Family: Callichthyidae Callichthyid armored catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aspidoras albater False macropterus South America 3.6 SL 1976
Aspidoras belenos South America 2.8 SL 1998
Aspidoras brunneus South America 2.1 SL 1976
Aspidoras carvalhoi South America 2.5 SL 1976
Aspidoras depinnai South America 3.3 SL 2000
Aspidoras eurycephalus South America 3 SL 1976
Aspidoras fuscoguttatus South America 3.8 SL 1976
Aspidoras gabrieli South America 3.7 SL 2014
Aspidoras lakoi South America 4 SL 1949
Aspidoras maculosus South America 3.4 SL 1976
Aspidoras marianae South America 2.8 SL 2015
Aspidoras menezesi South America 4.2 SL 1976
Aspidoras microgalaeus South America 3.3 SL 1998
Aspidoras pauciradiatus Sixray corydoras South America 2.9 SL 1970
Aspidoras poecilus South America 3.5 SL 1976
Aspidoras psammatides South America 3.1 SL 2005
Aspidoras raimundi South America 3.3 SL 1907
Aspidoras rochai South America 4 SL 1907
Aspidoras spilotus South America 3.4 SL 1976
Aspidoras taurus South America 5.4 SL 2001
Aspidoras velites South America 2.8 SL 2002
Aspidoras virgulatus South America 3.6 SL 1980
Brochis multiradiatus Hognosed brochis South America 6.7 SL 1960
Callichthys callichthys Cascarudo South America 17 SL 1758
Callichthys fabricioi South America 12.5 SL 1999
Callichthys oibaensis South America 2006
Callichthys serralabium South America 15.8 SL 2004
Corydoras acrensis Acre corydoras South America 3 SL 1972
Corydoras acutus Blacktop corydoras South America 5.5 SL 1872
Corydoras adolfoi Adolf's catfish South America 5.7 SL 1982
Corydoras aeneus Bronze corydoras South America 7.5 SL 1858
Corydoras agassizii South America 5.2 SL 1876
Corydoras albolineatus South America 3.7 SL 2004
Corydoras amandajanea South America 5.9 SL 1995
Corydoras amapaensis Amapa corydoras South America 7 SL 1972
Corydoras ambiacus Spotted corydoras South America 4.9 SL 1872
Corydoras amphibelus South America 1872
Corydoras apiaka South America 3.9 SL 2014
Corydoras approuaguensis South America 5.7 SL 1983
Corydoras araguaiaensis South America 3.5 SL 1990
Corydoras arcuatus Skunk corydoras South America 4 SL 1938
Corydoras areio South America 5 SL 2000
Corydoras armatus South America 5 SL 1868
Corydoras atropersonatus South America 4.5 SL 1970
Corydoras aurofrenatus South America 1903
Corydoras axelrodi Pink corydoras South America 4.2 SL 1962
Corydoras baderi South America 4.7 SL 1969
Corydoras bicolor South America 3.0 SL 1967
Corydoras bifasciatus Twostripe corydoras South America 5.2 SL 1972
Corydoras bilineatus South America 5.0 SL 2002
Corydoras blochi Spotback corydoras South America 4.9 SL 1971
Corydoras boehlkei South America 2.6 SL 1982
Corydoras boesemani South America 1967
Corydoras bondi Blackstripe corydoras South America 4.7 SL 1940
Corydoras breei South America 3.9 SL 1992
Corydoras brevirostris South America 5 SL 1947
Corydoras britskii Britski's catfish South America 8.8 SL 1983
Corydoras burgessi South America 4.8 SL 1987
Corydoras carlae South America 5.3 SL 1983
Corydoras caudimaculatus Tailspot corydoras South America 4.2 SL 1961
Corydoras cervinus South America 4.9 SL 1962
Corydoras cochui Barredtail corydoras South America 2.5 SL 1954
Corydoras concolor South America 5.4 SL 1961
Corydoras condiscipulus South America 5.1 SL 1980
Corydoras copei South America 3.9 SL 1986
Corydoras coppenamensis South America 3.7 SL 1970
Corydoras coriatae South America 6.5 SL 1997
Corydoras crimmeni South America 4 SL 1997
Corydoras cruziensis South America 4.3 SL 2002
Corydoras crypticus South America 4.5 SL 1995
Corydoras davidsandsi South America 4.4 SL 1987
Corydoras delphax False blochi catfish South America 4.9 SL 1983
Corydoras difluviatilis South America 4.7 SL 2002
Corydoras diphyes South America 4.5 SL 2003
Corydoras duplicareus South America 4 SL 1995
Corydoras ehrhardti South America 4.7 SL 1910
Corydoras elegans Elegant corydoras South America 5.1 SL 1876
Corydoras ellisae South America 5 SL 1940
Corydoras ephippifer Saddle corydoras South America 4.9 SL 1972
Corydoras eques South America 4.8 SL 1876
Corydoras esperanzae South America 5.1 SL 1987
Corydoras evelynae South America 4 SL 1963
Corydoras eversi South America 4.5 SL 2016
Corydoras filamentosus South America 3.2 SL 1983
Corydoras flaveolus South America 3.8 SL 1911
Corydoras fowleri South America 6.5 SL 1950
Corydoras garbei South America 3.7 SL 1911
Corydoras geoffroy South America 7 SL 1803
Corydoras geryi South America 5.8 SL 1983
Corydoras gladysae South America 3.5 SL 2010
Corydoras gomezi South America 3.7 SL 1986
Corydoras gossei Palespotted corydoras South America 5.5 SL 1972
Corydoras gracilis South America 2.3 SL 1976
Corydoras griseus Gray corydoras South America 4.2 SL 1940
Corydoras gryphus South America 3.5 SL 2014
Corydoras guapore Guapore corydoras South America 4.1 SL 1961
Corydoras guianensis South America 4.2 SL 1970
Corydoras habrosus Salt and Pepper catfish South America 2 SL 1960
Corydoras haraldschultzi Mosaic corydoras South America 5.9 SL 1962
Corydoras hastatus Dwarf corydoras South America 2.4 SL 1888
Corydoras heteromorphus South America 5.3 SL 1970
Corydoras imitator South America 5.6 SL 1983
Corydoras incolicana South America 5.2 SL 1993
Corydoras isbrueckeri South America 6.1 SL 2004
Corydoras julii Leopard corydoras South America 5.2 SL 1906
Corydoras kanei South America 3.8 SL 1998
Corydoras lacerdai South America 3.4 SL 1995
Corydoras lacrimostigmata South America 3.5 SL 2014
Corydoras lamberti South America 3.8 SL 1986
Corydoras latus South America 5.2 SL 1924
Corydoras leopardus South America 6.1 SL 1933
Corydoras leucomelas False spotted catfish South America 4.5 SL 1942
Corydoras longipinnis South America 6.1 SL 2007
Corydoras loretoensis South America 3.6 SL 1986
Corydoras loxozonus South America 4.9 SL 1983
Corydoras lymnades South America 3.0 SL 2013
Corydoras maculifer Dotted corydoras South America 5.9 SL 1971
Corydoras mamore South America 2002
Corydoras melanistius Bluespotted corydoras South America 5.1 SL 1912
Corydoras melanotaenia Green gold catfish South America 5.8 SL 1912
Corydoras melini Bandit corydoras South America 5 SL 1930
Corydoras metae Masked corydoras South America 4.8 SL 1914
Corydoras micracanthus South America 4 SL 1912
Corydoras microcephalus South America. 1912
Corydoras multimaculatus South America 5.1 SL 1907
Corydoras nanus South America 4.5 SL 1967
Corydoras napoensis South America 4.2 SL 1986
Corydoras narcissus South America 6.5 SL 1980
Corydoras nattereri Blue corydoras South America 5.4 SL 1876
Corydoras negro South America 5.1 SL 2004
Corydoras nijsseni South America 3 SL 1989
Corydoras noelkempffi South America 5.6 SL 2004
Corydoras oiapoquensis South America 4.5 SL 1972
Corydoras ornatus South America 4.9 SL 1976
Corydoras orphnopterus South America 5.8 SL 1970
Corydoras ortegai South America 4.5 2007
Corydoras osteocarus South America 4 SL 1951
Corydoras ourastigma South America 6 SL 1972
Corydoras oxyrhynchus South America 5 SL 1967
Corydoras paleatus Peppered corydoras South America 7.1 SL 1842
Corydoras panda Panda corydoras South America 3.8 SL 1971
Corydoras pantanalensis South America 6.9 SL 2001
Corydoras paragua South America 3.5 SL 2004
Corydoras parallelus South America 5.2 SL 1993
Corydoras pastazensis Pastaza corydoras South America 6.1 SL 1963
Corydoras paucerna South America 3.6 SL 2004
Corydoras petracinii South America 2010
Corydoras pinheiroi South America 5.7 SL 1995
Corydoras polystictus South America 3.5 SL 1912
Corydoras potaroensis South America 4.1 SL 1927
Corydoras pulcher Pretty corydoras South America 5 SL 1973
Corydoras punctatus Spotfin corydoras South America 6.6 SL 1794
Corydoras pygmaeus Pygmy corydoras South America 2.1 SL 1966
Corydoras rabauti Rust corydoras South America 5 SL 1941
Corydoras reticulatus Reticulated corydoras South America 6.1 SL 1938
Corydoras reynoldsi South America 3.2 SL 1960
Corydoras robineae Bannertail catfish South America 4.4 SL 1983
Corydoras robustus South America 7.1 SL 1980
Corydoras sanchesi South America 4.1 SL 1967
Corydoras saramaccensis South America 5.1 SL 1970
Corydoras sarareensis South America 4.4 SL 1995
Corydoras schwartzi Schwartz's catfish South America 3.9 SL 1963
Corydoras semiaquilus South America 6 SL 1964
Corydoras septentrionalis South America 4.9 SL 1940
Corydoras serratus South America 4.9 SL 1995
Corydoras seussi South America 6 SL 1996
Corydoras similis South America 3.8 SL 1991
Corydoras simulatus South America 4.9 SL 1970
Corydoras sipaliwini South America 4.6 SL 1965
Corydoras sodalis False network catfish South America 4.9 SL 1986
Corydoras solox South America 6.3 SL 1983
Corydoras spectabilis South America 4.9 SL 1999
Corydoras spilurus Pinkthroat corydoras South America 5.8 SL 1926
Corydoras splendens Emerald catfish South America 6.1 SL 1855
Corydoras steindachneri Paraná corydoras South America 5 SL 1973
Corydoras stenocephalus South America 6.3 SL 1942
Corydoras sterbai South America 6.8 SL 1962
Corydoras surinamensis South America 5.1 SL 1970
Corydoras sychri Sychr's catfish South America 4.3 SL 1960
Corydoras treitlii Longsnout corydoras South America 5.9 SL 1906
Corydoras trilineatus Threestripe corydoras South America 6.1 SL 1872
Corydoras tukano South America 4.1 SL 2003
Corydoras undulatus South America 4.4 SL 1912
Corydoras urucu South America 2.8 SL 2009
Corydoras virginiae South America 5.1 SL 1993
Corydoras vittatus South America 3.6 SL 1971
Corydoras weitzmani Twosaddle corydoras South America 1971
Corydoras xinguensis Xingu corydoras South America 3.7 SL 1972
Corydoras zygatus Black band catfish South America 5.6 SL 1942
Dianema longibarbis Porthole catfish South America 8.2 SL 1872
Dianema urostriatum Flagtail catfish South America 8.4 SL 1912
Hoplosternum littorale Atipa South America 26.3 TL 1828
Hoplosternum magdalenae Striped hoplo South America 11.5 SL 1913
Hoplosternum punctatum Central and South America 7.7 SL 1916
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum beni South America 5 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum pectorale South America 6.0 SL 1895
Lepthoplosternum stellatum South America 4.6 SL 2005
Lepthoplosternum tordilho South America 4.6 SL 1997
Lepthoplosternum ucamara South America 4.6 SL 2005
Megalechis picta Spotted hoplo South America 15.5 SL 1849
Megalechis thoracata South America 12.4 SL 1840
Scleromystax barbatus Banded corydoras South America 9.8 SL 1824
Scleromystax macropterus Sailfin corydoras South America 8.7 SL 1913
Scleromystax prionotos South America 5.3 SL 1980
Scleromystax salmacis South America 2005



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