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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes
Familia: Doradidae
Genus: Hemidoras

Hemidoras is a small genus of catfishes (order Siluriformes) of the family Doradidae. This genus contains two species, H. morrisi and H. stenopeltis.[1]

H. morrisi is found in the upper Amazon River basin and H. stenopeltis is distributed in the Amazon River basin.[2][3]

H. morrisi grows to a length of 14.0 centimetres (5.5 in) SL.[2] H. stenopeltis reaches a maximum size of 12.5 cm (4.9 in) SL.[3]


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. http://silurus.acnatsci.org/ACSI/library/biblios/2007_Ferraris_Catfish_Checklist.pdf.
2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2007). "Hemidoras morrisi" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
3. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2007). "Hemidoras stenopeltis" in FishBase. June 2007 version.

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