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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Crossoloricaria

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Crossoloricaria cephalaspis South America 10.9 SL 1979
Crossoloricaria variegata Central and South America 26.5 SL 1879
Crossoloricaria venezuelae South America 18.3 SL 1944



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