Lepthoplosternum ucamara

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Lepthoplosternum ucamara
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae
Subfamily: Callichthyinae
Genus: Lepthoplosternum
Species: L. ucamara
Binomial name
Lepthoplosternum ucamara
R. E. dos Reis & Kaefer, 2005

Lepthoplosternum ucamara is a species of catfish of the family Callichthyidae. This species is known from the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in the lower Ucayali River in Peru and from the area of confluence of the Solimões River and Japurá River in Brazil.[1]


  1. ^ Reis, Roberto E.; Kaefer, Cíntia C. (2005). Armbruster, J. W., ed. "Two New Species of the Neotropical Catfish Genus Lepthoplosternum (Ostariophysi: Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)". Copeia. 2005 (4): 724–731. doi:10.1643/0045-8511(2005)005[0724:TNSOTN]2.0.CO;2.