Bagropsis reinhardti

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Bagropsis reinhardti
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae
Genus: Bagropsis
Lütken, 1874
Species: B. reinhardti
Binomial name
Bagropsis reinhardti
Lütken, 1874

Bagropsis reinhardti is a species of long-whiskered catfish.[1] This species reaches about 22.7 centimetres (8.9 in) SL and is endemic to Brazil where it is found in the Das Velhas River basin in São Francisco River drainage.[2] Bagropsis is classified under the "Calophysus-Pimelodus clade". Within this clade, it is considered a part of the "Pimelodus-group" of Pimelodids, which also includes Pimelodus, Exallodontus, Duopalatinus, Cheirocerus, Iheringichthys, Bergiaria, Parapimelodus, Platysilurus, Platystomatichthys, and Propimelodus.[3]


  1. ^ "Bagropsis reinhardti". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 23, 2007. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Bagropsis reinhardti" in FishBase. February 2012 version.
  3. ^ Lundberg, John G.; Parisi, Béatrice M. (2002). "Propimelodus, new genus, and redescription of Pimelodus eigenmanni Van der Stigchel 1946, a long-recognized yet poorly-known South American catfish (Pimelodidae: Siluriformes)" (PDF). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 152: 75–88. ISSN 0097-3157. doi:10.1635/0097-3157(2002)152[0075:PNGARO]2.0.CO;2.