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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Ancistrinae
Genus: Pseudacanthicus

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6 species
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South America
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Pseudacanthicus fordii
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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Pseudacanthicus histrix (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Pseudacanthicus histrix
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Photo by Seidel, I.

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Pseudacanthicus leopardus (Fowler, 1914)

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Pseudacanthicus leopardus
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South America, Brazil
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Pseudacanthicus pitanga
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South America
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Pseudacanthicus serratus (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Pseudacanthicus serratus
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South America
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Pseudacanthicus spinosus (Castelnau, 1855)

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Pseudacanthicus spinosus
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudacanthicus fordii South America 23 TL 1868
Pseudacanthicus histrix South America 90 TL 1840
Pseudacanthicus leopardus South America 15 TL 1914
Pseudacanthicus pitanga South America, Brazil 30 SL 2015
Pseudacanthicus serratus South America 32 SL 1840
Pseudacanthicus spinosus South America 26 SL 1855



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