Diplomystes

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Diplomystes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Suborder: Diplomystoidei
Family: Diplomystidae
Genus: Diplomystes
Bleeker, 1858
Synonyms
  • Diplomyste
    Duméril, 1856
  • Diplomystax
    Günther, 1864

Diplomystes is a genus of velvet catfishes, a primitive family of catfishes (order Siluriformes) endemic to Chile.

Species[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Diplomystes in FishBase. December 2011 version.