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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Loricariidae
Subfamilia: Hypostominae
Tribus: Ancistrini
Genus: Dolichancistrus

Species: D. atratoensis – D. carnegiei – D. cobrensis – D. fuesslii

Dolichancistrus Isbrücker, 1980

Type species: Pseudancistrus pediculatus Eigenmann, 1918

Ballen, G.A. & Vari, R. P. 2012. Review of the Andean armored catfishes of the genus Dolichancistrus Isbrücker (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotropical Ichthyology 10(3): 499–518. (PDF) Reference page.
Isbrücker, I. J. H.; 1980: Classification and catalogue of the mailed Loricariidae (Pisces, Siluriformes). Verslagen en Technische Gegevens, Instituut voor Taxonomische Zoöogie, Universiteit van Amsterdam, No. 22: 1–181.
Dolichancistrus and its species (including synonyms) in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2022. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.

Dolichancistrus is a genus of suckermouth armored catfishes native to South America.

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

Dolichancistrus atratoensis (Dahl, 1960)
Dolichancistrus carnegiei (C. H. Eigenmann, 1916)
Dolichancistrus cobrensis (L. P. Schultz, 1944)
Dolichancistrus fuesslii (Steindachner, 1911)
Dolichancistrus pediculatus (C. H. Eigenmann, 1918)
Dolichancistrus setosus (Boulenger, 1887)


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

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