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Temporal range: Cretaceous–Eocene
Andinichthyidae reconstructions.jpg
Andinichthys, Hoffstetterichthys, and Incaichthys
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Andinichthyidae
Gayet, 1988

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Andinichthyidae is a prehistoric family of catfishes from the Cretaceous to Eocene of South America.[1][2]


The four species in four monotypic genera are:


  1. ^ Ferraris, Carl J. Jr. (2007). "Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1418: 1–628.
  2. ^ Sergio Bogan; Federico L. Agnolin; Agustín Scanferla (2018). "A new Andinichthyidae catfish (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes) from the Paleogene of northwestern Argentina". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 38 (3): e1449117. doi:10.1080/02724634.2018.1449117.