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Ageneiosus valenciennesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Auchenipteridae
Subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Genus: Ageneiosus
Lacépède, 1803
Type species
Ageneiosus armatus
Lacépède, 1803

See text.

  • Ceratorhynchus
    Spix & Agassiz, 1829
  • Agenius
    Agassiz, 1846
  • Davalla
    Bleeker, 1858
  • Pseudageneiosus
    Bleeker, 1862
  • Tympanopleura
    Eigenmann, 1912

Ageneiosus is a genus of driftwood catfishes found mostly in South America with one species extending into Central America. It contains the following species:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Ageneiosus in FishBase. December 2011 version.