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genus

Janitor Fish
Pterygoplichthys Gill, 1858

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Loricariidae - suckermouth armored catfishes

Scientific synonyms

Glyptoperichthys Weber, 1991
Liposarcus Günther, 1864
Glyptopterichthys (misspelling) m

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

species Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii (Holmberg, 1893) - Royal Plec
species Pterygoplichthys barbatus (Steindachner, 1911)
species Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus (Weber, 1991) - Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish

Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus - Vermiculated Sailfin Catfish

species Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
species Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps (Kner, 1854) - Leopard Pleco

Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps - Leopard Pleco

species Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus (Weber, 1991)

Pterygoplichthys joselimaianus

species Pterygoplichthys lituratus (Kner, 1854)
species Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus (Hancock, 1828) - Long-fin Armored Catfish

Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus - Long-fin Armored Catfish

species Pterygoplichthys pardalis (Castelnau, 1855)

Pterygoplichthys pardalis

species Pterygoplichthys parnaibae (Weber, 1991)
species Pterygoplichthys punctatus (Kner, 1854) - Corroncho
species Pterygoplichthys scrophus (Cope, 1874)
species Pterygoplichthys undecimalis (Steindachner, 1878)
species Pterygoplichthys weberi Armbruster & Page, 2006
species Pterygoplichthys xinguensis (Weber, 1991)
species Pterygoplichthys zuliaensis Weber, 1991

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/1606]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Glyptoperichthys Weber, 1991]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3885]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Pterygoplichthys Gill, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Pterygoplichthys Gill, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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