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Xyliphius melanopterus

(Xyliphius melanopterus)

Description

Xyliphius melanopterus is a species of banjo catfish found in Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela where it occurs in the upper Amazon and Orinoco River basins. It grows to a length of 14.7 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

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