207 Species in Family Callichthyidae
Nominal species list for Callichthyidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Aspidoras albater Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976 False macropterus
Aspidoras belenos Britto, 1998
Aspidoras brunneus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras carvalhoi Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras depinnai Britto, 2000
Aspidoras eurycephalus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras fuscoguttatus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras gabrieli Wosiacki, Graças Pereira & Reis, 2014
Aspidoras lakoi Miranda Ribeiro, 1949
Aspidoras maculosus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras marianae Leão, Britto & Wosiacki, 2015
Aspidoras menezesi Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras microgalaeus Britto, 1998
Aspidoras pauciradiatus (Weitzman & Nijssen, 1970) Sixray corydoras
Aspidoras poecilus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras psammatides Britto, Lima & Santos, 2005
Aspidoras raimundi (Steindachner, 1907)
Aspidoras rochai Ihering, 1907
Aspidoras spilotus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Aspidoras taurus Lima & Britto, 2001
Aspidoras velites Britto, Lima & Moreira, 2002
Aspidoras virgulatus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Brochis multiradiatus (Orcés V., 1960) Hognosed brochis
Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758) Cascarudo
Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia, Lehmann A. & Muñoz, 1999
Callichthys oibaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2006
Callichthys serralabium Lehmann A. & Reis, 2004
Corydoras acrensis Nijssen, 1972 Acre corydoras
Corydoras acutus Cope, 1872 Blacktop corydoras
Corydoras adolfoi Burgess, 1982 Adolf's catfish
Corydoras aeneus (Gill, 1858) Bronze corydoras
Corydoras agassizii Steindachner, 1876
Corydoras albolineatus Knaack, 2004
Corydoras amandajanea Sands, 1995
Corydoras amapaensis Nijssen, 1972 Amapa corydoras
Corydoras ambiacus Cope, 1872 Spotted corydoras
Corydoras amphibelus Cope, 1872
Corydoras apiaka Espíndola, Spencer, Rocha & Britto, 2014
Corydoras approuaguensis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras araguaiaensis Sands, 1990
Corydoras arcuatus Elwin, 1938 Skunk corydoras
Corydoras areio Knaack, 2000
Corydoras armatus (Günther, 1868)
Corydoras atropersonatus Weitzman & Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras aurofrenatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
Corydoras axelrodi Rössel, 1962 Pink corydoras
Corydoras baderi Geisler, 1969
Corydoras bicolor Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Corydoras bifasciatus Nijssen, 1972 Twostripe corydoras
Corydoras bilineatus Knaack, 2002
Corydoras blochi Nijssen, 1971 Spotback corydoras
Corydoras boehlkei Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1982
Corydoras boesemani Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Corydoras bondi Gosline, 1940 Blackstripe corydoras
Corydoras breei Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1992
Corydoras brevirostris Fraser-Brunner, 1947
Corydoras britskii (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983) Britski's catfish
Corydoras burgessi Axelrod, 1987
Corydoras carlae Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras caudimaculatus Rössel, 1961 Tailspot corydoras
Corydoras cervinus Rössel, 1962
Corydoras cochui Myers & Weitzman, 1954 Barredtail corydoras
Corydoras concolor Weitzman, 1961
Corydoras condiscipulus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Corydoras copei Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986
Corydoras coppenamensis Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras coriatae Burgess, 1997
Corydoras crimmeni Grant, 1997
Corydoras cruziensis Knaack, 2002
Corydoras crypticus Sands, 1995
Corydoras davidsandsi Black, 1987
Corydoras delphax Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983 False blochi catfish
Corydoras difluviatilis Britto & Castro, 2002
Corydoras diphyes Axenrot & Kullander, 2003
Corydoras duplicareus Sands, 1995
Corydoras ehrhardti Steindachner, 1910
Corydoras elegans Steindachner, 1876 Elegant corydoras
Corydoras ellisae Gosline, 1940
Corydoras ephippifer Nijssen, 1972 Saddle corydoras
Corydoras eques Steindachner, 1876
Corydoras esperanzae Castro, 1987
Corydoras evelynae Rössel, 1963
Corydoras eversi Tencatt & Britto, 2016
Corydoras filamentosus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras flaveolus Ihering, 1911
Corydoras fowleri Böhlke, 1950
Corydoras garbei Ihering, 1911
Corydoras geoffroy Lacepède, 1803
Corydoras geryi Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras gladysae Calviño & Alonso, 2010
Corydoras gomezi Castro, 1986
Corydoras gossei Nijssen, 1972 Palespotted corydoras
Corydoras gracilis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Corydoras griseus Holly, 1940 Gray corydoras
Corydoras gryphus Tencatt, Britto & Pavanelli, 2014
Corydoras guapore Knaack, 1961 Guapore corydoras
Corydoras guianensis Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras habrosus Weitzman, 1960 Salt and Pepper catfish
Corydoras haraldschultzi Knaack, 1962 Mosaic corydoras
Corydoras hastatus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888 Dwarf corydoras
Corydoras heteromorphus Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras imitator Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras incolicana Burgess, 1993
Corydoras isbrueckeri Knaack, 2004
Corydoras julii Steindachner, 1906 Leopard corydoras
Corydoras kanei Grant, 1998
Corydoras knaacki Tencatt & Evers, 2016
Corydoras lacerdai Hieronimus, 1995
Corydoras lacrimostigmata Tencatt, Britto & Pavanelli, 2014
Corydoras lamberti Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986
Corydoras latus Pearson, 1924
Corydoras leopardus Myers, 1933
Corydoras leucomelas Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 False spotted catfish
Corydoras longipinnis Knaack, 2007
Corydoras loretoensis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986
Corydoras loxozonus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras lymnades Tencatt, Vera-Alcaraz, Britto & Pavanelli, 2013
Corydoras maculifer Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1971 Dotted corydoras
Corydoras mamore Knaack, 2002
Corydoras melanistius Regan, 1912 Bluespotted corydoras
Corydoras melanotaenia Regan, 1912 Green gold catfish
Corydoras melini Lönnberg & Rendahl, 1930 Bandit corydoras
Corydoras metae Eigenmann, 1914 Masked corydoras
Corydoras micracanthus Regan, 1912
Corydoras microcephalus Regan, 1912
Corydoras multimaculatus Steindachner, 1907
Corydoras nanus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Corydoras napoensis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986
Corydoras narcissus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Corydoras nattereri Steindachner, 1876 Blue corydoras
Corydoras negro Knaack, 2004
Corydoras nijsseni Sands, 1989
Corydoras noelkempffi Knaack, 2004
Corydoras oiapoquensis Nijssen, 1972
Corydoras ornatus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Corydoras orphnopterus Weitzman & Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras ortegai Britto, Lima & Hidalgo, 2007
Corydoras osteocarus Böhlke, 1951
Corydoras ourastigma Nijssen, 1972
Corydoras oxyrhynchus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842) Peppered corydoras
Corydoras panda Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1971 Panda corydoras
Corydoras pantanalensis Knaack, 2001
Corydoras paragua Knaack, 2004
Corydoras parallelus Burgess, 1993
Corydoras pastazensis Weitzman, 1963 Pastaza corydoras
Corydoras paucerna Knaack, 2004
Corydoras petracinii Calviño & Alonso, 2010
Corydoras pinheiroi Dinkelmeyer, 1995
Corydoras polystictus Regan, 1912
Corydoras potaroensis Myers, 1927
Corydoras pulcher Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1973 Pretty corydoras
Corydoras punctatus (Bloch, 1794) Spotfin corydoras
Corydoras pygmaeus Knaack, 1966 Pygmy corydoras
Corydoras rabauti La Monte, 1941 Rust corydoras
Corydoras reticulatus Fraser-Brunner, 1938 Reticulated corydoras
Corydoras reynoldsi Myers & Weitzman, 1960
Corydoras robineae Burgess, 1983 Bannertail catfish
Corydoras robustus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980
Corydoras sanchesi Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Corydoras saramaccensis Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras sarareensis Dinkelmeyer, 1995
Corydoras schwartzi Rössel, 1963 Schwartz's catfish
Corydoras semiaquilus Weitzman, 1964
Corydoras septentrionalis Gosline, 1940
Corydoras serratus Sands, 1995
Corydoras seussi Dinkelmeyer, 1996
Corydoras similis Hieronimus, 1991
Corydoras simulatus Weitzman & Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras sipaliwini Hoedeman, 1965
Corydoras sodalis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986 False network catfish
Corydoras solox Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Corydoras spectabilis Knaack, 1999
Corydoras spilurus Norman, 1926 Pinkthroat corydoras
Corydoras splendens (Castelnau, 1855) Emerald catfish
Corydoras steindachneri Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1973 Paraná corydoras
Corydoras stenocephalus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
Corydoras sterbai Knaack, 1962
Corydoras surinamensis Nijssen, 1970
Corydoras sychri Weitzman, 1960 Sychr's catfish
Corydoras treitlii Steindachner, 1906 Longsnout corydoras
Corydoras trilineatus Cope, 1872 Threestripe corydoras
Corydoras tukano Britto & Lima, 2003
Corydoras undulatus Regan, 1912
Corydoras urucu Britto, Wosiacki & Montag, 2009
Corydoras virginiae Burgess, 1993
Corydoras vittatus Nijssen, 1971
Corydoras weitzmani Nijssen, 1971 Twosaddle corydoras
Corydoras xinguensis Nijssen, 1972 Xingu corydoras
Corydoras zygatus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 Black band catfish
Dianema longibarbis Cope, 1872 Porthole catfish
Dianema urostriatum (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912) Flagtail catfish
Hoplosternum littorale (Hancock, 1828) Atipa
Hoplosternum magdalenae Eigenmann, 1913 Striped hoplo
Hoplosternum punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1916
Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum Reis, 1997
Lepthoplosternum beni Reis, 1997
Lepthoplosternum pectorale (Boulenger, 1895)
Lepthoplosternum stellatum Reis & Kaefer, 2005
Lepthoplosternum tordilho Reis, 1997
Lepthoplosternum ucamara Reis & Kaefer, 2005
Megalechis picta (Müller & Troschel, 1849) Spotted hoplo
Megalechis thoracata (Valenciennes, 1840)
Scleromystax barbatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Banded corydoras
Scleromystax macropterus (Regan, 1913) Sailfin corydoras
Scleromystax prionotos (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980)
Scleromystax salmacis Britto & Reis, 2005
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