Apomatoceros alleni

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Apomatoceros alleni
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae
Subfamily: Stegophilinae
Genus: Apomatoceros
Eigenmann, 1922
Species: A. alleni
Binomial name
Apomatoceros alleni
Eigenmann, 1922

Apomatoceros alleni is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Trichomycteridae, and the only species of the genus Apomatoceros.[1] This fish grows to about 14.6 centimetres (5.7 in) SL and originates from the Amazon River.[2]


  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. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Apomatoceros alleni" in FishBase. July 2007 version.