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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Tribe: Harttiini
Genus: Cteniloricaria
Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979
Type species
Loricaria platystoma
Günther, 1868

Cteniloricaria is a genus of armored catfishes native to northern South America.


There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Cteniloricaria in FishBase. October 2013 version.
  2. ^ Covain, R., Fisch-Muller, S., Montoya-Burgos, J.I., Mol, J.H., Le Bail, P.Y. & Dray, S. (2012): The Harttiini (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Guianas: a multi-table approach to assess their diversity, evolution, and distribution.Cybium, 36 (1): 115-161.