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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae Driftwood catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Tympanopleura

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Tympanopleura atronasus (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)

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Tympanopleura atronasus
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South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Tympanopleura brevis
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South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Tympanopleura cryptica
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South America
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Tympanopleura longipinna
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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Tympanopleura piperata
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South America
Max. Length 16.0 cm SL

 
Tympanopleura rondoni
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6 Species of Family Auchenipteridae with Genus Tympanopleura
(Driftwood catfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Tympanopleura atronasus South America 14.9 SL
1881 Tympanopleura brevis South America 16 SL
2015 Tympanopleura cryptica South America 8.5 SL
2015 Tympanopleura longipinna South America 8.1 SL
1912 Tympanopleura piperata South America 4.8 SL
1914 Tympanopleura rondoni South America 16.0 SL



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