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Xyliphius barbatus

(Xyliphius barbatus)

Description

Xyliphius barbatus is a species of banjo catfish that is endemic to Argentina where it is found in the Paraguay-Paraná River system basin. It grows to a length of 9.2 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Siluriformes
Family:Aspredinidae
Genus:Xyliphius
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