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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae Pencil or parasitic catfishes
Subfamily: Trichomycterinae
Genus: Scleronema

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3 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Scleronema angustirostre
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South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Scleronema minutum
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South America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Scleronema operculatum
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3 Species of Family Trichomycteridae with Genus Scleronema
(Pencil or parasitic catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1942 Scleronema angustirostre South America 6.4 TL
1891 Scleronema minutum South America 4 SL
1917 Scleronema operculatum South America 8



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