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Family: Parodontidae Scrapetooths

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Apareiodon affinis Darter characine South America 18.1 TL 1879
Apareiodon agmatos South America 8.0 SL 2008
Apareiodon argenteus South America 7.6 SL 2003
Apareiodon cavalcante South America 5.6 SL 2003
Apareiodon davisi South America 5.9 SL 1941
Apareiodon gransabana South America 9.2 SL 1993
Apareiodon hasemani South America 6.8 SL 1916
Apareiodon ibitiensis South America 11.3 SL 1944
Apareiodon itapicuruensis South America 8.6 SL 1916
Apareiodon machrisi South America 7.4 SL 1957
Apareiodon orinocensis South America 13.2 SL 1999
Apareiodon piracicabae South America 12 SL 1907
Apareiodon tigrinus South America 6.4 SL 2003
Apareiodon vittatus South America 14.5 SL 1977
Apareiodon vladii South America 11.3 SL 2006
Parodon alfonsoi South America 10.3 SL 2011
Parodon apolinari South America 10.8 SL 1930
Parodon atratoensis South America 10.8 2011
Parodon bifasciatus South America 9.8 SL 1912
Parodon buckleyi South America 15 SL 1887
Parodon caliensis South America 13 SL 1895
Parodon carrikeri South America 14.7 SL 1940
Parodon guyanensis South America 12 TL 1960
Parodon hilarii South America 13.7 SL 1867
Parodon magdalenensis South America 13.2 SL 2011
Parodon moreirai South America 11.8 SL 2005
Parodon nasus South America 12.7 SL 1859
Parodon pongoensis Pongo characin South America 10.4 SL 1942
Parodon suborbitalis South America 12.1 SL 1850
Saccodon dariensis Central and South America 16.8 SL 1913
Saccodon terminalis South America 4 SL 1914
Saccodon wagneri South America 10.1 SL 1863

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