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Taxonomic Serial No.: 679391

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s): armored catfishes [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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyLoricariidae Rafinesque, 1815 – suckermouth armored catfishes, suckermouth catfishes, loricariidés, plecóstomas, armored catfishes  
                                  SubfamilyHypostominae  – armored catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Acanthicus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829  
                                     Genus Ancistrus Kner, 1854 – antenna armored catfish 
                                     Genus Baryancistrus Rapp Py-Daniel, 1989  
                                     Genus Chaetostoma Tschudi, 1846  
                                     Genus Cordylancistrus Isbrücker, 1980  
                                     Genus Corymbophanes Eigenmann, 1909  
                                     Genus Dekeyseria Rapp Py-Daniel, 1985  
                                     Genus Dolichancistrus Isbrücker, 1980  
                                     Genus Exastilithoxus Isbrücker and Nijssen in Isbrücker, 1979  
                                     Genus Glyptoperichthys Weber, 1991  
                                     Genus Hemiancistrus Bleeker, 1862  
                                     Genus Hopliancistrus Isbrücker and Nijssen, 1989  
                                     Genus Hypancistrus Isbrücker and Nijssen, 1991  
                                     Genus Hypostomus Lacepède, 1803 – suckermouth catfishes 
                                     Genus Lasiancistrus Regan, 1904  
                                     Genus Leporacanthicus Isbrücker and Nijssen, 1989  
                                     Genus Leptoancistrus Meek and Hildebrand, 1916  
                                     Genus Lithoxus Eigenmann, 1910  
                                     Genus Megalancistrus Isbrücker, 1980  
                                     Genus Neblinichthys Ferraris, Isbrücker and Nijssen, 1986  
                                     Genus Panaque Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889  
                                     Genus Parancistrus Bleeker, 1862  
                                     Genus Peckoltia Miranda Ribeiro, 1912  
                                     Genus Pogonopoma Regan, 1904  
                                     Genus Pseudacanthicus Bleeker, 1862  
                                     Genus Pseudancistrus Bleeker, 1862  
                                     Genus Pseudolithoxus Isbrücker and Werner in Isbrücker, Seidel, Michels, Schraml and Werner, 2001  
                                     Genus Pseudorinelepis Bleeker, 1862  
                                     Genus Pterygoplichthys Gill, 1858  
                                     Genus Rhinelepis Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829  
                                     Genus Spectracanthicus Nijssen and Isbrücker, 1987  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Weber, Claude / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Subfamily Hypostominae (Armored catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 351-372   
  Publisher: Edipucrs   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Reference for: Hypostominae, armored catfishes [English]   

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