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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Heptapteridae Three-barbeled catfishes

Genus: Pimelodella

(See list of species below)



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78 species
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South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Pimelodella altipinnis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Pimelodella australis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Pimelodella avanhandavae Eigenmann, 1917

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Pimelodella avanhandavae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Pimelodella boliviana
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pimelodella boschmai
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Pimelodella brasiliensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Pimelodella breviceps
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Pimelodella buckleyi
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central and South America
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL
Pimelodella chagresi (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Pimelodella chagresi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella chaparae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Pimelodella conquetaensis
[]

Photo by Porcelli, D.

South America
Max. Length 34 cm SL
Pimelodella cristata (Müller & Troschel, 1849)

Photo by Porcelli, D.
 
Pimelodella cristata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella cruxenti
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No picture found
South America

 
Pimelodella cyanostigma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.4 cm TL

 
Pimelodella dorseyi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella eigenmanni
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Pimelodella eigenmanniorum
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 16.9 cm TL
Pimelodella elongata (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Pimelodella elongata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm TL

 
Pimelodella enochi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella eutaenia
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella figueroai
[]

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.

South America
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Pimelodella geryi Hoedeman, 1961

Photo by Sabaj Pérez, M.H.
 
Pimelodella geryi
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Pimelodella gracilis (Valenciennes, 1835)

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Pimelodella gracilis
[Graceful pimelodella]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella griffini
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Pimelodella grisea
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Pimelodella harttii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella hartwelli
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Pimelodella hasemani
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Pimelodella howesi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pimelodella ignobilis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Pimelodella itapicuruensis
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Pimelodella kronei (Miranda Ribeiro, 1907)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Pimelodella kronei
[Blind catfish]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella lateristriga
[]

Photo by Correa, E.

South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Pimelodella laticeps Eigenmann, 1917

Photo by Correa, E.
 
Pimelodella laticeps
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella laurenti
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella leptosoma
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Pimelodella linami
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Pimelodella longipinnis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Pimelodella macrocephala
[]

Photo by Holm, E.

South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Pimelodella macturki Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Holm, E.
 
Pimelodella macturki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Pimelodella martinezi
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL
Pimelodella meeki Eigenmann, 1910

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Pimelodella meeki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Pimelodella megalops
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Pimelodella megalura
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pimelodella metae
[]

Photo by Aguirre, W.

South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm TL
Pimelodella modestus (Günther, 1860)

Photo by Aguirre, W.
 
Pimelodella modestus
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Pimelodella montana Allen, 1942

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Pimelodella montana
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Pimelodella mucosa
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No picture found
South America

 
Pimelodella nigrofasciata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Pimelodella notomelas
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Pimelodella odynea Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Pimelodella odynea
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella ophthalmica
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Pimelodella pallida
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella papariae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Pimelodella pappenheimi
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Pimelodella parnahybae Fowler, 1941

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Pimelodella parnahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella parva
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Pimelodella pectinifer
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Pimelodella peruana
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Pimelodella peruensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Pimelodella procera
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Pimelodella rendahli
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Pimelodella reyesi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Pimelodella robinsoni
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Pimelodella roccae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Pimelodella rudolphi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Pimelodella serrata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella spelaea
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 21.2 cm SL

 
Pimelodella steindachneri
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Pimelodella taeniophora
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Pimelodella taenioptera
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Pimelodella tapatapae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Pimelodella transitoria
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Pimelodella vittata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella wesselii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella witmeri
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.6 cm TL

 
Pimelodella wolfi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Pimelodella yuncensis
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78 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pimelodella altipinnis South America 6.4 SL 1864
Pimelodella australis South America 10.6 SL 1917
Pimelodella avanhandavae South America 14.2 SL 1917
Pimelodella boliviana South America 9 SL 1917
Pimelodella boschmai South America 10 SL 1964
Pimelodella brasiliensis South America 18 TL 1877
Pimelodella breviceps South America 36 SL 1858
Pimelodella buckleyi South America 16 TL 1887
Pimelodella chagresi Central and South America 15.4 TL 1876
Pimelodella chaparae South America 5.1 SL 1940
Pimelodella conquetaensis South America 14 TL 1925
Pimelodella cristata South America 34 SL 1849
Pimelodella cruxenti South America 11.1 SL 1950
Pimelodella cyanostigma South America 1870
Pimelodella dorseyi South America 12.4 TL 1941
Pimelodella eigenmanni South America 24.5 TL 1891
Pimelodella eigenmanniorum South America 1911
Pimelodella elongata South America 16.9 TL 1860
Pimelodella enochi South America 5.9 TL 1941
Pimelodella eutaenia South America 14.5 TL 1913
Pimelodella figueroai South America 9.1 SL 1961
Pimelodella geryi South America 10.8 SL 1961
Pimelodella gracilis Graceful pimelodella South America 18 SL 1835
Pimelodella griffini South America 8.8 TL 1917
Pimelodella grisea South America 14 TL 1903
Pimelodella harttii South America 15 SL 1877
Pimelodella hartwelli South America 12.5 TL 1940
Pimelodella hasemani South America 8.1 TL 1917
Pimelodella howesi South America 7.9 SL 1940
Pimelodella ignobilis South America 10 SL 1907
Pimelodella itapicuruensis South America 10.4 SL 1917
Pimelodella kronei Blind catfish South America 20.2 SL 1907
Pimelodella lateristriga South America 15.1 SL 1823
Pimelodella laticeps South America 11.7 SL 1917
Pimelodella laurenti South America 7.1 SL 1941
Pimelodella leptosoma South America 8 TL 1914
Pimelodella linami South America 7.5 SL 1944
Pimelodella longipinnis South America 8.8 SL 1927
Pimelodella macrocephala South America 2.6 SL 1943
Pimelodella macturki South America 11 SL 1912
Pimelodella martinezi South America 6.8 SL 1970
Pimelodella meeki South America 14.1 TL 1910
Pimelodella megalops South America 10 SL 1912
Pimelodella megalura South America 22 TL 1918
Pimelodella metae South America 10 TL 1917
Pimelodella modestus South America 12.1 TL 1860
Pimelodella montana South America 9.3 SL 1942
Pimelodella mucosa South America 13.5 SL 1907
Pimelodella nigrofasciata South America 1897
Pimelodella notomelas South America 6 TL 1917
Pimelodella odynea South America 10 SL 1944
Pimelodella ophthalmica South America 14.5 TL 1878
Pimelodella pallida South America 9.4 SL 1961
Pimelodella papariae South America 13.5 TL 1941
Pimelodella pappenheimi South America 15 TL 1925
Pimelodella parnahybae South America 9.5 TL 1941
Pimelodella parva South America 2.8 TL 1942
Pimelodella pectinifer South America 15 SL 1888
Pimelodella peruana South America 5.2 TL 1942
Pimelodella peruensis South America 5.2 TL 1915
Pimelodella procera South America 11.7 SL 1983
Pimelodella rendahli South America 8.7 SL 1925
Pimelodella reyesi South America 9.9 SL 1964
Pimelodella robinsoni South America 9.7 TL 1941
Pimelodella roccae South America 18.2 TL 1917
Pimelodella rudolphi South America 10.5 SL 1918
Pimelodella serrata South America 11 TL 1917
Pimelodella spelaea South America 8.1 SL 2004
Pimelodella steindachneri South America 21.2 SL 1917
Pimelodella taeniophora South America 8.5 TL 1903
Pimelodella taenioptera South America 12.1 SL 1914
Pimelodella tapatapae South America 15.6 TL 1920
Pimelodella transitoria South America 13 SL 1907
Pimelodella vittata South America 9.7 SL 1874
Pimelodella wesselii South America 19.8 TL 1877
Pimelodella witmeri South America 16.8 TL 1941
Pimelodella wolfi South America 11.6 TL 1941
Pimelodella yuncensis South America 4.8 TL 1902



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