Family Loricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 – suckermouth armored catfishes

The Family Loricariidae includes 8 subfamilies, 107 genera and 955 species [Lithogeninae (Lithogenes (3))], [Delturinae (Delturus (4) and Hemipsilichthys (3))], [Rhinelepinae (Pogonopoma (3), Pseudorinelepis (1) and Rhinelepis (2))], [Loricariinae (Aposturisoma (1), Brochiloricaria (2), Crossoloricaria (3), Cteniloricaria (2), Dasyloricaria (3), Dentectus (1), Farlowella (29), Fonchiiloricaria (1), Furcodontichthys (1), Harttia (23), Harttiella (7), Hemiodontichthys (1), Lamontichthys (6), Limatulichthys (2), Loricaria (18), Loricariichthys (18), Metaloricaria (2), Paraloricaria (3), Planiloricaria (1), Proloricaria (1), Pseudohemiodon (7), Pseudoloricaria (1), Pterosturisoma (1), Pyxiloricaria (1), Reganella (1), Rhadinoloricaria (7), Ricola (1), Rineloricaria (65), Spatuloricaria (12), Sturisoma (11) and Sturisomatichthys (9))], [Hypoptopomatinae (Acestridium (7), Chauliocheilos (1), Gymnotocinclus (2), Hypoptopoma (15), Lampiella (1), Macrotocinclus (1), Niobichthys (1), Otocinclus (19), Oxyropsis (4), Plesioptopoma (1) and Pseudotocinclus (3))], [Neoplecostominae (Euryochus (1), Hirtella (1), Isbrueckerichthys (5), Kronichthys (3), Neoplecostomus (17), Pareiorhaphis (24) and Pareiorhina (7))], [Otothyrinae (Corumbataia (4), Curculionichthys (9), Epactionotus (3), Eurycheilichthys (9), Hisonotus (35), Microlepidogaster (7), Otothyris (4), Otothyropsis (6), Parotocinclus (32), Pseudotothyris (3), Rhinolekos (4) and Schizolecis (1))] and [Hypostominae (Acanthicus (2), Ancistomus (5), Ancistrus (70), Andeancistrus (2), Aphanotorulus (6), Araichthys (1), Baryancistrus (6), Chaetostoma (50), Cordylancistrus (5), Corymbophanes (2), Dekeyseria (6), Dolichancistrus (4), Exastilithoxus (2), Guyanancistrus (3), Hemiancistrus (12), Hopliancistrus (1), Hypancistrus (9), Hypostomus (150), Isorineloricaria (4), Lasiancistrus (6), Leporacanthicus (4), Leptoancistrus (2), Lithoxus (8), Megalancistrus (2), Neblinichthys (6), Panaqolus (11), Panaque (8), Parancistrus (2), Paulasquama (1), Peckoltia (21), Peckoltichthys (1), Pseudacanthicus (7), Pseudancistrus (18), Pseudolithoxus (5), Pseudoqolus (1), Pterygoplichthys (15), Scobinancistrus (2), Soromonichthys (1), Spectracanthicus (5) and Transancistrus (2))]

 

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