Genera of Catfishes

Families

Family
Subfamily

with genus

Genus
 
Length (total)
Body
height
dorsal
fin
soft
rays
Adi
pose
 
Acestridium
Hasemann, 1912

Acestridium
7
normal
7
no
needle-shaped, rounded caudal
Chauliocheilos
Martins, Andrade, Rosa & Langeani, 2014

Chauliocheilos
7
 
 
no
Hypoptopoma
Günther, 1868

Hypoptopoma
13
very flat
7
yes
far outside eyes, spatulate body, strong armor
Lampiella
Isbrücker, 2001

Lampiella
6
height
 
no
Leptotocinclus
Delapieve, Lehmann & Reis, 2017

Leptotocinclus
5
normal
 
 
Nannoptopoma
Schaefer, 1996

Nannoptopoma
6
 
 
no
Nannoxyropsis
Delapieve, Lehmann & Reis, 2017

Nannoxyropsis
6
normal
7
 
Niobichthys
Schaefer & Provenzano, 1998

Niobichthys
10
very flat
 
no
afterbody and caudal peduncle strongly flattened
Otocinclus
Cope, 1872
Trommelfell-Welse
Otocinclus
8
 
6 ( - 8)
no
Oxyropsis
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Oxyropsis
9
 
 
no
Plesioptopoma
Reis, Pereira & Lehmann, 2012

Plesioptopoma
10
 
 
 
11 entries found
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Carvalho et. al., 2009 (PD)
2
Hans-Georg Evers
3
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