Pterodoras

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Pterodoras
Pterodoras granulosus.jpg
Pterodoras granulosus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae
Subfamily: Doradinae
Genus: Pterodoras
Bleeker, 1862
Type species
Doras granulosus
Valenciennes 1821
Synonyms
  • Apuredoras
    Fernández-Yépez, 1950
  • Parapterodoras
    Risso & Morra, 1964
  • Sachsdoras
    Fernández-Yépez, 1968

Pterodoras is a small genus of thorny catfishes native to tropical South America.

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

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