- Not to be confused with the bird genus Anastomus.
|Anostomus anostomus, (striped headstander)|
Anostomus is a small genus of fish in the family Anostomidae found in South America. They are found in the Orinoco and Amazon Basin, as well as various rivers in the Guianas. The genus currently contains five described species. Petulanos was until recently included here.
- Anostomus anostomus (Linnaeus, 1758) (striped anostomus, striped headstander)
- Anostomus brevior Géry, 1961
- Anostomus longus Géry, 1961
- Anostomus ternetzi Fernández-Yépez, 1949
- Anostomus ucayalensis (Fowler, 1906)
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Anostomus in FishBase. October 2011 version.
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