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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Doradidae
Genus: Amblydoras
Species: A. affinis – A. bolivarensis – A. gonzalezi – A. hancockii – A. monitor – A. nauticus
Name

Amblydoras Bleeker, 1862
References

Amblydoras – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Amblydoras is a genus of thorny catfishes native to rivers in tropical South America.

Amblydoras is one of several genera classified within the subfamily Astrodoradinae.[1]

Amblydoras species range from about 7.5–10.2 centimetres (3.0–4.0 in) SL.[2]
Species

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[2]

Amblydoras affinis (Kner, 1855)
Amblydoras bolivarensis (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
Amblydoras gonzalezi (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
Amblydoras monitor (Cope, 1872)
Amblydoras nauticus (Cope, 1874)

References

Higuchi, Horácio; Birindelli, José L. O.; Sousa, Leandro M.; Britski, Heraldo A. (2007). "Merodoras nheco, new genus and species from Rio Paraguay basin, Brazil (Siluriformes, Doradidae), and nomination of the new subfamily Astrodoradinae" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1446: 31–42.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). Species of Amblydoras in FishBase. December 2011 version.

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