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Ancistrus  Kner, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164345

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Xenocara Regan, 1904
  Common Name(s): antenna armored catfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyLoricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 – suckermouth armored catfishes, suckermouth catfishes, loricariidés, plecóstomas, armored catfishes  
                                  SubfamilyHypostominae  – armored catfishes  
                                     GenusAncistrus Kner, 1854 – antenna armored catfish  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Ancistrus aguaboensis Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni and Weber, 2001  
                                        Species Ancistrus bodenhameri Schultz, 1944  
                                        Species Ancistrus bolivianus (Steindachner, 1915)  
                                        Species Ancistrus brevifilis Eigenmann, 1920  
                                        Species Ancistrus brevipinnis (Regan, 1904)  
                                        Species Ancistrus bufonius (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                        Species Ancistrus caucanus Fowler, 1943  
                                        Species Ancistrus centrolepis Regan, 1913  
                                        Species Ancistrus chagresi Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                        Species Ancistrus cirrhosus (Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                        Species Ancistrus claro Knaack, 1999  
                                        Species Ancistrus clementinae Rendahl, 1937  
                                        Species Ancistrus cryptophthalmus Reis, 1987  
                                        Species Ancistrus cuiabae Knaack, 1999  
                                        Species Ancistrus damasceni (Steindachner, 1907)  
                                        Species Ancistrus dolichopterus Kner, 1854 – bluechin xenocara 
                                        Species Ancistrus dubius Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                        Species Ancistrus erinaceus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                        Species Ancistrus eustictus (Fowler, 1945)  
                                        Species Ancistrus formoso Sabino and Trajano, 1997  
                                        Species Ancistrus fulvus (Holly, 1929)  
                                        Species Ancistrus galani Perez and Viloria, 1994  
                                        Species Ancistrus gymnorhynchus Kner, 1854  
                                        Species Ancistrus heterorhynchus (Regan, 1912)  
                                        Species Ancistrus hoplogenys (Günther, 1864)  
                                        Species Ancistrus jelskii (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                        Species Ancistrus latifrons (Günther, 1869)  
                                        Species Ancistrus leucostictus (Günther, 1864)  
                                        Species Ancistrus lineolatus Fowler, 1943  
                                        Species Ancistrus lithurgicus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                        Species Ancistrus macrophthalmus (Pellegrin, 1912)  
                                        Species Ancistrus maculatus (Steindachner, 1881)  
                                        Species Ancistrus malacops (Cope, 1872)  
                                        Species Ancistrus maracasae Fowler, 1946  
                                        Species Ancistrus martini Schultz, 1944  
                                        Species Ancistrus mattogrossensis Miranda Ribeiro, 1912  
                                        Species Ancistrus megalostomus Pearson, 1924  
                                        Species Ancistrus minutus Fisch-Muller, Mazzoni and Weber, 2001  
                                        Species Ancistrus montanus (Regan, 1904)  
                                        Species Ancistrus multispinis (Regan, 1912)  
                                        Species Ancistrus nudiceps (Müller and Troschel, 1849)  
                                        Species Ancistrus occidentalis (Regan, 1904)  
                                        Species Ancistrus occloi Eigenmann in Myers, 1928  
                                        Species Ancistrus pirareta Muller, 1989  
                                        Species Ancistrus piriformis Muller, 1989  
                                        Species Ancistrus ranunculus Muller, Rapp Py-Daniel and Zuanon, 1994  
                                        Species Ancistrus salgadae Fowler, 1941  
                                        Species Ancistrus spinosus Meek and Hildebrand, 1916  
                                        Species Ancistrus stigmaticus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                        Species Ancistrus tamboensis Fowler, 1945  
                                        Species Ancistrus taunayi Miranda Ribeiro, 1918  
                                        Species Ancistrus temminckii (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                        Species Ancistrus trinitatis (Günther, 1864)  
                                        Species Ancistrus triradiatus Eigenmann, 1918  
                                        Species Ancistrus variolus (Cope, 1872)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Ancistrus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Ancistrus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ancistrus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Ancistrus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Ancistrus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Ancistrus, antenna armored catfish [English]   

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