Hatcheria macraei

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Hatcheria macraei
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Trichomycteridae
Subfamily: Trichomycterinae
Genus: Hatcheria
Eigenmann, 1909
Species: H. macraei
Binomial name
Hatcheria macraei
(Girard, 1855)
  • Thrichomycterus macraei
    Girard, 1855
  • Pygidium Burmeisteri
    Berg, 1895
  • Hatcheria patagoniensis
    Eigenmann, 1909
  • Hatcheria titcombi
    Eigenmann, 1918
  • Hatcheria pique
    MacDonagh, 1938

Hatcheria macraei is a species of pencil catfish and the only species in its genus.[1] This fish grows to about 20.8 centimetres (8.2 in) and originates from rivers east of the Andes in Argentina, between 29° and 45°30′S.[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. (2012). "Hatcheria macraei" in FishBase. February 2012 version.