Ancistrus

Kner, 1854
Type species: Ancistrus cirrhosus
Ancistrus cirrhosus
Etymology
The name is due to the long tentacles.
Classification
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
 
Group
Synonyms
Xenocara
Length (total)
3 - 30 cm
Body height
flat
Coloring
olive, reddish to black
Fins
present
mostly 1 soft rays
usually 4 soft rays
(6 - ) 7 ( - 10)  soft rays
6 soft rays
mostly 1 soft rays
Mouth
relatively large
Jaw
Many small teeth
Sex difference
The males have more and longer tentacle on the head. Often females have only short tentacle/stublles anlong the mouth.
Breeding behavior
Others
Sabaj,Armbruster und Page stellten 1999 die Hypothese auf, dass die Männchen in den Höhlen mit ihren Tentakeln den Weibchen vor machen, dass sie bereits Jungtiere pflegen und so diesen signalisieren einen potenten Partner gefunden zu haben.

Eine andere These geht davon aus, dass aus den mit Drüsen besetzten Tentakeln Glycoproteine abgesondert werden, die den Jungtieren in den ersten Tagen als zusätzliche Nahrung dienen.
Nicht mit der Gattung Pimelodidae verwechseln!
Strinking
of them
Tentacles on the head
Additional literatur
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2" S.111 - 128
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse" S.63

Species

Species
Country
Origin
Length
(cm)
AQ
(cm)
T.
(°C)
Bree
ding
Ancistrus aguaboensis (L 32)
Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001
Agua-Boa-Antennenwels
Brazil
Córregp Água Boa, Rio Bonito, Rio Araguia, Rio Tocantins (Para, Goias)
Ancistrus aguaboensis (L 32)
12
80
24 - 29
fb?
Ancistrus bolivianus
Steindachner, 1915
Xenocara boliviana
Bolivia
río Songo (río Zongo), río Beni
Ancistrus bolivianus
12
80
24 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. aff. bolivianus

 
Bolivia
Rio Marmoré-Einzug
IUCN: vulnerable
12
80
22 - 26
unknown
Ancistrus bufonius
Valenciennes, 1840
Ancistrus calamita
Peru
Apurimac River-Einzug
IUCN: least concern
Ancistrus bufonius
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus caucanus
Fowler, 1943
 
Colombia
bei Sonsón, Rio Aures- /Río Cauca- / Río Magdalena-Einzug, Río Nare
IUCN: least concern
Ancistrus caucanus
8
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus centrolepis
Regan, 1913
Ancistrus spinosus
Colombia, Peru
Río San Juan, Río Atrato, Küstenflüsse Perus, Kolumbiens
Ancistrus centrolepis
20
120
 
unknown
Ancistrus cirrhosus
Valenciennes, 1836
Hypostomus cirrhosus
Argentina
Rio Parana-Einzug
Ancistrus cirrhosus
12
80
16 - 25
WA2
Ancistrus sp. aff. cirrhosus

Vieja del agua
Uruguay
Rio Parana, Río San Francisco, Río Negro (Uruguay!)
12
80
16 - 25
unknown
Ancistrus claro (LDA 8)
Knaak, 1999
Gold-marbled bristlenose
Brazil
rio Claro, rio Coxipó, rio Cuiabá- im rio Paraquay-Einzug (Mato Grosso)
Ancistrus claro  (LDA 8)
11
60
23 - 30
several
Ancistrus dolichopterus (L 183)
Kner, 1854
Blauer Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Negro, Rio Padauiri, Rio Demini, Rio Branco (Amazonas), Rio Nhamundá
IUCN: least concern
Ancistrus dolichopterus (L 183)
25
80
25 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus dubius
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
 
Bolivia, Brazil
Rio Amazonas/Rio Solimoes bei Tabatinga und Gurupá
15
120
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus cf. dubius "Paraguay"

 
Paraguay
Salto Cristal, Arroyo Piribebuy im Río Paraguy-Einzug; Río Pirapó im Río Paraná-Einzug
Ancistrus cf. dubius vom Salto Cristal (Paraguay), 25°58
15
120
18 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus erinaceus
Valenciennes, 1840
Hypostomus erinaceus
Chile
 
Ancistrus erinaceus
8
60
 
unknown
Ancistrus formoso
Sabino & Trajano, 1997
Blind Cave Bristlenose
Brazil
Höhlen im Rio Formoso-System (Mato Grosso do Sul)
IUCN: vulnerable
>12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus fulvus
Holly, 1929
Xenocara fulva
Brazil
Alto Rio Acara
9
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus greeni
Isbrücker, 2001
Chaetostomus maculatus Regan, 1904
Peru
Rozmaiu (nicht bekannt)
IUCN: data deficient
Ancistrus greeni
7
60
 
unknown
Ancistrus heterorhynchus
Regan, 1912
Xenocara heterorhynchus
Peru
Inambari River Einzug im Madre de Dios River-Einzug
IUCN: data deficient
Ancistrus heterorhynchus
7
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus hoplogenys (L 59)
Günther, 1864
Rotflossen-Weißtüpfel-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Guama (Para)
Ancistrus hoplogenys (L 59)
18
120
26 - 30
yes
Ancistrus latifrons
Günter, 1869
Chaetostomus latifrons
Peru
Oberer Amazonas
Ancistrus latifrons
16
120
 
unknown
Ancistrus leucostictus
Günther, 1864
 
Guyana
Essequibo River
Ancistrus leucostictus
12
80
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus cf. leucostictus "L 43"

 
French Guiana
La Mana River
Ancistrus cf. leucostictus "L 43"
15
100
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus macrophthalmus (LDA 74)
Pellegrini, 1912
Großaugen-Antennenwels
Colombia, Venezuela
Oberlauf río Orinoco
Ancistrus macrophthalmus  (LDA 74)
12
80
25 - 29
Cichlidenwelt
Ancistrus maculatus
Steindachner, 1881
 
Brazil
Rio Tajapoura, Rio Chagres, Amazonas-Einzug
12
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus maracasae
Fowler, 1946
 
Trinidad und Tobago
Maracasa River
Ancistrus maracasae
16
100
 
unknown
Ancistrus marcapatae
Regan, 1904
Chaetostoma marcapatae
Peru
Marcapata Valley, Inambari River-Einzug im Rio Madeira-Einzug
IUCN: endangered
>10
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus martini
Schulz, 1944
Ancistrus brevifilis bodenhameri
Venezuela
Zulia River-Einzug im Catatumbo River-Einzug, Lake Maracaibo-Einzug
Ancistrus martini
16
100
 
unknown
Ancistrus maximus (L 110)
Oliveira, Zuanon, Zawadzki & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2015
Rotflecken-Antennenwels
Brazil
igarapé Macoari und andere linksseitige Nebenflüsse(!) des Rio Branco (Roraima) (nie im sedimentreicheren Rio Branco gefunden!)
Ancistrus maximus (L 110)
25
120
26 - 30
L-Welse.com
Ancistrus maximus (L 157)
Oliveira, Zuanon, Zawadzki & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2015
Rotflecken-Antennenwels
Brazil
igarapé Macoari und andere linksseitige Nebenflüsse(!) des Rio Branco (Roraima) (nie im sedimentreicheren Rio Branco gefunden!)
Ancistrus maximus (L 157)
25
120
26 - 30
L-Welse.com
Ancistrus cf. megalostomus "L 509"

 
Peru
río Araza, Inambari-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 509" vom río Araza
17
120
20 - 23
Amazonas 1/2018
Ancistrus minutus
Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni & Weber, 2001
 
Brazil
Oberer Rio Tocantins
IUCN: endangered
8
60
 
unknown
Ancistrus montanus
Regan, 1904
Xenocara montana
Bolivia
Tumupara, Beni River-Einzug im Rio Madeira-Einzug
IUCN: least concern
Ancistrus montanus
10
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus multispinis
Regan, 1912
Hemiancistrus albocinctus
Brazil
rio Humboldt, rio Novo, rio Itapocú, Macacú-System bis Maquiné-System (Espíritu Santo, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Raraná, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul)
Ancistrus multispinis
17
120
18 - 24
unknown
Ancistrus nationi
Fernández-Yépez, 1972
 
Venezuela
Río Yaracuy-Einzug
15
120
 
unknown
Ancistrus nudiceps (L 304)
Müller & Troschel, 1848
Nacktköpfiger Antennenwels
Guyana
Takutu River
Ancistrus nudiceps (L 304)
17
100
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus occidentalis
Regan, 1904
Xenocara occidentalis
Ecuador
Río Bobonaza-Einzug
Ancistrus occidentalis
9
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus pirareta (LDA 53)
Muller, 1989
Pirareta-Antennenwels
Paraguay
Salto Pirareta
Ancistrus pirareta  (LDA 53)
18
100
20 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus ranunculus (L 34)
Muller, Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon, 1994
Monster-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Xingu zwischen Altamira (Para) und Belo Monte (Volta Grande), Rio Tocantins-Einzug, Rio Araguaia
Ancistrus ranunculus (L 34)
14
80
26 - 30
multiple
Ancistrus cf. ranunculus "L 255"

Weißpunkt-Froschkopf-Ancistrus
Brazil
mittlerer Rio Xingu (Para), ca. 150 km südlich/stromabwärts von Altamira
Ancistrus cf. ranunculus "L 255"
13
80
26 - 30
DATZ 8/2009
Ancistrus sericeus
Cope, 1872
Chaetostomus sericeus
Peru
Río Ambyiacu
IUCN: least concern
7
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "2-color"

 
 
Ancistrus sp. "Gemeiner Antennenwels" / Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt"
15
100
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Agosto"

 
Bolivia
nahe der Ortschaft Agosto
12
80
22 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Bermejo"

 
Bolivia
Rio Bermejo-Einzug im Rio Paray-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "Bermejo"
12
80
18 - 24
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Black"

Schwarzer Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels)
15
80
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Bom Jardim"

 
Brazil
Pantanal bei Bom Jardim
Ancistrus sp. "Bom Jardim"
7
60
25 - 25
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "braun"

Brauner Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels)
Ancistrus sp. "braun"
15
80
22 - 27
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "braun II"

Brauner Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels)
Ancistrus sp. "braun II"
15
80
22 - 27
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "braun III"

Brauner Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels)
15
80
22 - 27
unknown
15
100
23 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Cayenne River"

 
French Guayana
Cayenne River
Ancistrus sp. "Cayenne River"
 
 
24 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Crique Blanche"

 
French Guiana
Crique Blanche
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Crique Petit Lausat"

 
French Guiana
Crique Petit Lausat
14
80
24 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Forgassier"

 
French Guayana
Forgassier
Ancistrus sp. "Forgassier"
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Gelb-Schwarzauge"

Gelber Schwarzaugen-Antennenwels
 
Zuchtform (Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "Gelb-Schwarzauge"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Gelb-Schwarzauge-Schleier"

Ancistrus sp. "L 144" Schleier
 
Zuchtform (Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "Gelb-Schwarzauge-Schleier"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Gemeiner Antennenwels"

Gemeiner Antennenwels
 
südliches Südamerika (Argentinien?)
Ancistrus sp. "Gemeiner Antennenwels"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Gold I"

Albino-Antennenwels
 
Albinotische Form von Gemeiner Antennenwels
Ancistrus sp. "Gold I"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Gold II"

Albino-Antennenwels
 
Albinotische Form von Gemeiner Antennenwels
Ancistrus sp. "Gold II"
15
80
22 - 27
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Gold-Schleier"

Albino-Schleier-Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "Gold-Schleier"
15
80
22 - 27
L-Welse.com
Ancistrus sp. "Guapore"

 
Brazil, Bolivia
Rio Guapore
 
60
23 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Honeycomb"

Wabenmuster-Antennenwels
Brazil
 
Ancistrus sp. "Honeycomb"
12
80
25 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Honeycomb II"

Wabenmusterantennenwels II
Brazil
 
15
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Itaituba"

 
Brazil
Rio Tapajós bei Itaituba
 
 
26 - 30
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Kolumbien"
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "La Pedrera"

 
Peru
Caño Tonnina im Rio Caquetá-Einzug bei La Pedrera
>10
80
25 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Oberer Rio Negro"

 
Brazil
oberer Rio Negro
Ancistrus sp. "Oberer Rio Negro"
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Orgonabo"

 
French Guiana
Orgonabo
Ancistrus sp. "Orgonabo"
12
80
 
unknown
15
100
20 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Portel"

Ancistrus sp. "starry night"
Brazil
Rio do Para (nahe Portel)
Ancistrus sp. "Portel"
8
60
26 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Pucallpa"

 
Peru
Rio Ucayali-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "Pucallpa"
15
80
23 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Puerto Ayacucho"

Orangesaum-Antennnenwels
Brazil, Venezuela
Rio Negro, Rio Casiquiare, Rio Orinoco (Pozo Azul bei Puerto Ayacucho) ), Rio Ventuari
Ancistrus sp. "Puerto Ayacucho"
12
60
26 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Abuna"

 
Brazil
Rio Abuna (Madeira-Einzug)
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Abuna"
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Anapu"

 
Brazil
Rio Anapu
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Anapu"
15
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Araguaia"

 
Brazil
Rio Araguaia
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Azul"

 
Brazil
Rio Azul
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Branco"

 
Brazil
Rio Branco
14
80
23 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio de las Juntas"

 
Bolivia
Rio de las Juntas
15
100
20 - 26
unknown
13
80
 
unknown
15
100
 
unknown
15
100
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Madeira"

 
Brazil
Rio Madeira
 
 
24 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Marmore"

 
Bolivia
Rio Marmore-Einzug
20
120
20 - 26
DATZ 10/2010
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Negro"

 
Bolivia
Rio Negro im Rio Guarpore-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Negro"
12
80
21 - 26
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Nhamundá"

 
Brazil
Rio Nhamundá
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Nhamundá"; 93.1 mm SL; INPA 43862
13
80
26 - 30
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Paraguay"

Paraguay-Rotflecken-Antennenwels
Bolivia, Paraguay
Rio Paraguay
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Paraguay"
13
80
23 - 27
Back to Nature
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Pirai"

 
Bolivia
Rio Pirai
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Pirai"
12
80
22 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Río Tagatyja"

Ancistrus sp. "Green Spot"
Paraguay
Río Tagatyja
15
100
19 - 26
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Tapajos"

 
Brazil
Rio Tapajos
20
60
25 - 30
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Tocantins"

Wurmlinienancistrus
Brazil
Rio Tocantins
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Tocantins"
14
80
25 - 29
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Ucayali"

Ucayali-Goldpunkt-Antennenwels
Peru
Rio Ucayali, Amazonas
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Ucayali"
20
120
24 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Zapoco"

 
Bolivia
Rio Zapoco
Ancistrus sp. "Rio Zapoco"
15
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Sao Felix"

 
Brazil
Rio Xingu bei Sao Felix
 
 
26 - 30
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt"

Schildpatt-Antennenwels
 
 
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt-Orange"

 
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt-Orange"
15
80
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt-Schleier"

 
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt-Schleier"
15
80
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Schleier"

 
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels)
Ancistrus sp. "Schleier"
15
80
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Schneeflocke"

Ancistrus sp. 'snowflake'
Brazil
exportiert über Manaus
Ancistrus sp. "Schneeflocke"
12
100
25 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "Schwarz"

 
Brazil
Rio Negro-System
 
60
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Super-Rot"

 
 
(Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt")
Ancistrus sp. "Super-Rot"
15
100
22 - 27
yes
Ancistrus sp. "Super-Rot-Schleier"

 
 
(Ancistrus sp. "Schildpatt")
15
100
22 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Tarapoa"

 
Ecuador
Rio Aguarico-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "Tarapoa"
12
80
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "Weiß"
15
80
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "Zaragoza"

 
Peru
Zaragoza bei Nauta
Ancistrus sp. "Zaragoza"
12
80
23 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "LDA 3"

Schneeball-Antennenwels
Brazil
 
10
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "LDA 16"

Violettbrauner Antennenwels
Brazil
 
12
60
25 - 29
L-Welse.com?
Ancistrus sp. "LDA 72"

Hirschgeweih-Antennenwels
Colombia
 
Ancistrus sp.  "LDA 72"
14
80
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "LDA 93"

 
Brazil
exportiert über Manaus
>10
80
 
unknown
15
100
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 45"

Cacao-Antennenwels
French Guiana
Creek Cacao im Comté-/Mahury-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 45"
13
80
23 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 71"

Tüpfelantennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tapajos (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 71"
25
120
26 - 30
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 88"

Schwarzer Antennenwels
Brazil
mittlerer Rio Negro-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 88"
20
80
25 - 29
L-Welse.com
Ancistrus sp. "L 89"

Purus-Antennenwels
Brazil
exportiert über Manaus
Ancistrus sp. "L 89"
12
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 107"

Brillant-Antennenwels
Brazil
mittlerer Rio Negro Einzug, Rio Demini (Amazonas)
Ancistrus sp. "L 107"
18
100
25 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 111"

Mosaik-Antennenwels
Colombia
(genauer Fangort nicht bekannt)
12
60
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 120"

Goldpunkt-Riesenantennenwels
Brazil, Guyana
exportiert aus Guyana (exakte Herkunft unbekannt). Rio Jauaperi
Ancistrus sp. "L 120"
25
150
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 125"

Silberpunkt-Antennenwels
Venezuela / Colombia
Puerto Ayacucho / Puerto Carreno, Rio Orinoco
12
60
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 144"

Gelber Antennenwels
 
(Gemeiner Antennenwels?)
Ancistrus sp. "L 144"
15
100
22 - 27
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 148"

Manacapuru-Antennenwels
Venezuela
mittlerer Rio Orinoco, bei Puerto Ayacucho
12
100
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 149"

 
Venezuela
mittlerer Rio Orinoco, bei Puerto Ayacucho
12
100
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 150"

 
Venezuela
Puerto Ayacucho, Puerto Carreno, mittlerer Orinoco Einzug
25
150
26 - 30
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 156"

Cametá-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tocantins bei Cametá (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 156"
15
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 159"

Wurmlinien-Ancistrus
Brazil
Igarapé Altamira, Rio Xingu-Einzug bei Altamira (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 159"
12
80
26 - 30
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "L 180"

Flacher Weißpunkt-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tocantins (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 180"
15
80
25 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "L 181"

Tüpfelantennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tefe (Unterlauf), Rio Tapajos, Rio Xingu, Rio Trombetas, Solimoes, Amazonas
Ancistrus sp. "L 181"
25
80
26 - 30
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 182"

Weißpunkt-Pfauenharnischwels
Brazil, Guyana
exportiert aus Guyana (exakte Herkunft unbekannt), Rio Jauaperi
Ancistrus sp. "L 182"
25
150
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 184"

Brillant-Antennenwels
Brazil
mittlerer Rio Negro Einzug, Rio Demini (Amazonas)
Ancistrus sp. "L 184"
18
100
25 - 29
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 213"

Pimental-Weißtüpfel-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tapajos (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 213"
13
80
26 - 30
L-Welse.com
Ancistrus sp. "L 249"

Rotflossen-Weißtüpfel-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Cumina , Rio Erepecuru (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 249"
15
80
26 - 30
multiple
Ancistrus sp. "L 267"

Vierstreifen-Antennenwels
Peru
Rio Pozuzo
Ancistrus sp. "L 267"
17
100
24 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 279" / "LDA 58"

Großaugen-Gebirgsantennenwels
Peru
Rio Huyacamayo
Ancistrus sp. "L 279" / "LDA 58"
12
60
23 - 27
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 289"

Haifischflossen-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Curua Una (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 289"
12
60
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 309"

Großmaul-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tapajos (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 309"
12
60
26 - 30
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "L 325"

Jari-Tüpfel-Antenenwels
Brazil
Rio Jari (Pará, Amapá)
Ancistrus sp. "L 325"
12
60
25 - 29
plecoplanet
Ancistrus sp. "L 327"

Brillant-Zwergantennenwels
Brazil
Rio Jari, Para
12
60
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 338"

Guamá-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Puraqequara (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 338"
15
100
25 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "L 349" / "LDA 45"

Kopfpunkt-Antennenwels
Peru
Tingo Maria
Ancistrus sp. "L 349" / "LDA 45"
14
80
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 352"

Iriri-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Iriri
Ancistrus sp. "L 352"
7
60
26 - 30
Ingos Harnischwelszucht
Ancistrus sp. "L 355"

Marabá-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Tocantins bei Maraba
12
60
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 369"

Grünflecken Antennenwels
Brazil
Kleinere Flüsse bei Itaituba im Rio Tapajos-Einzug (Para)
15
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 371"

Rot-Dornantennenwels
Brazil
Itaituba-Rurópolis (Traversao da Cachoeira, Rio Tapajos-Einzug, Para)
15
80
25 - 29
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 372"

Rurópolis-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rurópolis (Traversao da Cachoeira, Rio Tapajos-Einzug, Para)
15
80
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 378" / "LDA 44"

Piriá-Orangesaum-Antennenwels
Brazil
Rio Gurupi (Para)
Ancistrus sp. "L 378" / "LDA 44"
15
80
25 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus sp. "L 393"

 
Peru
Rio Madre de Dios-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 393"
12
80
24 - 28
DATZ 8/2018
Ancistrus sp. "L 396"

 
Peru
Rio Tambopata-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 396"
12
80
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 463"

 
Bolivia
Rio Chipiri bei San Francisco
12
80
20 - 26
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 464"

 
Bolivia
Río Palometilla nahe Portachuelo
15
100
20 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 480"

 
Brazil
Rio Juma-Einzug (Amazonas)
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 481"

 
Brazil
Rio Abacaxi
Ancistrus sp. "L 481"
20
120
26 - 30
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 485"

 
Brazil
Rio Curuá-Una
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 486"

 
Venezuela
Río Caura-Einzug, nahe Caura-Lodge
Ancistrus sp. "L 486"
14
100
25 - 29
yes
Ancistrus sp. "L 503"

Ancistrus sp. "Reticulate"
Suriname
Mindrineti River, Cottica River
13
80
25 - 27
DATZ 5/2018
Ancistrus sp. "L 504"

 
Peru
río Chaquiayo, río Avispa
Ancistrus sp. "L 504" vom río Chaquiayo
7
60
24 - 26
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 505"

 
Peru
Lance Peck, Shangri La
Ancistrus sp. "L 505" von Shangri La
8
60
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 506"

 
Peru
Lance Peck, Shangri La
Ancistrus sp. "L 506" von Shangri La
13
100
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 507"

 
Peru
Quebrada Amazonas
Ancistrus sp. "L 507" von Quebrada Amazonas
7
60
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 508"

Ancistrus sp. "Inambari Dwarf"
Peru
Río Inambari-Einzug (Madre de Dios)
Ancistrus sp. "L 508"
6
60
20 - 23
yes
Ancistrus sp. "L 510"

 
Peru
río Araza, Inambari-Einzug
Ancistrus sp. "L 510" vom río Araza
 
 
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 511"

 
Peru
río Saucipata
Ancistrus sp. "L 511" vom río Saucipata
10
60
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 512"

 
Peru
irgendwo nahe río Saucipata
Ancistrus sp. "L 512" von nahe río Saucipata
10
60
20 - 23
unknown
Ancistrus sp. "L 513"

Ancistrus sp. "Gold Star"
Peru
río Las Piedras im río Madre Dios-Einzug
18
100
 
DATZ
Ancistrus spinosus
Meek & Hildebrand, 1916
 
Panama, Colombia?
pazifische Küstengewässer
IUCN: least concern
 
 
 
unknown
Ancistrus stigmaticus
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Bristlenose Catfish
Brazil
Sao Matheos (Goias, Espirito Santo), Oberer Araguaia-Einzug
Ancistrus stigmaticus models at the Natural History Museum in London
18
120
 
unknown
Ancistrus tamboensis
Fowler, 1945
 
Peru
Rio Tambo; oberer Rio Ucayali
IUCN: least concern
Ancistrus tamboensis
12
80
23 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus taunayi
Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
 
Argentina, Brazil
Río Uruguay-Einzug, Rio Parana-Einzug; Rio Grande do Sul, Itaqui, Rio Lageado
15
100
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus temminckii
Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840
Plecostomus aculeatus
French Guiana, Suriname
Rio Saramacca / Rio Suriname / Maroni River
Ancistrus temminckii
14
100
23 - 27
WA2
Ancistrus sp. aff. temminckii

 
French Guiana
Tributary of Approuague River
Ancistrus aff. temminckii from a tributary of Approuague River in Réserve naturelle nationale des Nouragues
14
100
24 - 28
unknown
Ancistrus tolima
Taphorn, Armbruster, Villa-Navarro and Ray, 2013
 
Colombia
oberer Magdalena-Einzug, Quebrada El Pescado nahe San Pablo (3.599306°, -74.854556°)
IUCN: endangered
10
60
 
unknown
Ancistrus trinitatis
Günther, 1864
Chaetostomus trinitatis
Trinidad
Flüsse Trinidads
16
100
 
unknown
Ancistrus triradiatus
Eigenmann, 1917
Three-rayed bristlenose catfish
Colombia / Venezuela
Quebrada Cramalote, río Cusiana, río Meta-, río Apure, Caño Caicara, oberer río Orinoco-Einzug
Ancistrus triradiatus
12
80
25 - 29
WA2
Ancistrus variolus
Cope, 1872
Chaetostomus variolus
Peru
Río Ambyiacu
IUCN: data deficient
7
60
 
unknown
212  entries found.
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Ingo Seidel
1, 4, 8, 10, 19, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 66, 69, 75, 76, 77, 78, 81, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 91, 94, 95, 108, 110
Juan Guillermo Ospina Pabon (fb)
6
Jochen Regel
9, 71, 80, 84
Frank Franz
11
Regan
13, 28
Doreen
15, 79
Bubu Schmidt
18, 37
Shastri Ballyram
20
Hans-Georg Evers
24, 98, 99, 100, 101, 103, 104, 105
Thorsten Busche
31
Stiev Lorenz
33
Matsches-Welsregal
39
41, 55, 61, 65, 72, 73
J. F.
42
Stephan Schaaf
57
Brian Perkins
68
keksl
74, 82
Serge
92
Fabian Deuschle
96
Anna-Sophie Hawranek
102
DenesFeri (CC BY-SA)
106
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