Cat-eLog Right Families Right Amphiliidae

Common member of the family Amphiliidae
Down Family Overview
Pronounced Am FILL E Id Day
Family Common Name African Hillstream Catfishes
Etymology Named after the Amphilus genus.
Features Long either loach-like or thin elongated body. Some species with an underslung mouth reminiscent of South American whiptail catfishes (Rineloricaria).
Distribution Africa
Common Names Imports are so rare that common names are not established.
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 195mm, average 78mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
Subfamilies There are 3 subfamilies in the database
Species There are 103 "species" in 13 genera in the database
Keepers 10 species ( 9%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down Subfamilies in Amphiliidae (by species)
3.Amphiliinae39 species(38%)
3.Doumeinae35 species(34%)
3.Leptoglaninae29 species(28%)
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Amphilius 35 species(19 keepers)
2.Phractura 13 species(5 keepers)
3.Belonoglanis 3 species(2 keepers)
4.Doumea 9 species(1 keepers)
5.Trachyglanis 5 species(1 keepers)
Down Distribution of Amphiliidae

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Down Most Kept Species
1.Amphilius platychir(39.29%)
2.Amphilius atesuensis(17.86%)
3.Phractura ansorgii(14.29%)
4.Belonoglanis brieni(7.14%)
5.Trachyglanis ineac(3.57%)
6.Phractura lindica(3.57%)
7.Doumea typica(3.57%)
8.Amphilius uranoscopus(3.57%)
9.Amphilius rheophilus(3.57%)
10.Amphilius athiensis(3.57%)
Down Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1.Amphilius atesuensis(i:3, k:5, b:0)
2.Amphilius athiensis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
3.Amphilius brevis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
4.Amphilius caudosignatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
5.Amphilius chalei(i:1, k:0, b:0)
6.Amphilius crassus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
7.Amphilius cryptobullatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
8.Amphilius cubangoensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
9.Amphilius dimonikensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
10.Amphilius engelbrechti(i:0, k:0, b:0)
11.Amphilius frieli(i:0, k:0, b:0)
12.Amphilius grammatophorus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
13.Amphilius grandis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
14.Amphilius jacksonii(i:3, k:0, b:0)
15.Amphilius kakrimensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
16.Amphilius kivuensis(i:2, k:0, b:0)
17.Amphilius korupi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
18.Amphilius krefftii(i:3, k:0, b:0)
19.Amphilius lamani(i:0, k:0, b:0)
20.Amphilius lampei(i:0, k:0, b:0)
21.Amphilius laticaudatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
22.Amphilius lentiginosus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
23.Amphilius longirostris(i:3, k:0, b:0)
24.Amphilius lujani(i:0, k:0, b:0)
25.Amphilius maesii(i:3, k:0, b:0)
26.Amphilius natalensis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
27.Amphilius opisthophthalmus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
28.Amphilius pedunculus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
29.Amphilius platychir(i:15, k:11, b:0)
30.Amphilius pulcher(i:1, k:0, b:0)
31.Amphilius rheophilus(i:1, k:1, b:0)
32.Amphilius ruziziensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
33.Amphilius sp. (1)(i:2, k:0, b:0)
34.Amphilius sp. (2)(i:2, k:0, b:0)
35.Amphilius uranoscopus(i:5, k:1, b:0)
36.Andersonia leptura(i:0, k:0, b:0)
37.Belonoglanis brieni(i:15, k:2, b:0)
38.Belonoglanis sp. (1)(i:3, k:0, b:0)
39.Belonoglanis tenuis(i:7, k:0, b:0)
40.Congoglanis alula(i:3, k:0, b:0)
41.Congoglanis howesi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
42.Congoglanis inga(i:0, k:0, b:0)
43.Congoglanis sagitta(i:0, k:0, b:0)
44.Dolichamphilius brieni(i:3, k:0, b:0)
45.Dolichamphilius longiceps(i:0, k:0, b:0)
46.Doumea angolensis(i:1, k:0, b:0)
47.Doumea chappuisi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
48.Doumea gracila(i:0, k:0, b:0)
49.Doumea reidi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
50.Doumea sanaga(i:0, k:0, b:0)
51.Doumea skeltoni(i:0, k:0, b:0)
52.Doumea stilicauda(i:0, k:0, b:0)
53.Doumea thysi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
54.Doumea typica(i:2, k:1, b:0)
55.Leptoglanis xenognathus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
56.Paramphilius baudoni(i:2, k:0, b:0)
57.Paramphilius firestonei(i:0, k:0, b:0)
58.Paramphilius teugelsi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
59.Paramphilius trichomycteroides(i:0, k:0, b:0)
60.Phractura ansorgii(i:2, k:4, b:0)
61.Phractura bovei(i:0, k:0, b:0)
62.Phractura brevicauda(i:0, k:0, b:0)
63.Phractura clauseni(i:0, k:0, b:0)
64.Phractura fasciata(i:3, k:0, b:0)
65.Phractura gladysae(i:0, k:0, b:0)
66.Phractura intermedia(i:0, k:0, b:0)
67.Phractura lindica(i:0, k:1, b:0)
68.Phractura longicauda(i:0, k:0, b:0)
69.Phractura macrura(i:1, k:0, b:0)
70.Phractura scaphyrhynchura(i:4, k:0, b:0)
71.Phractura stiassny(i:0, k:0, b:0)
72.Phractura tenuicauda(i:0, k:0, b:0)
73.Psammphiletria delicata(i:1, k:0, b:0)
74.Psammphiletria nasuta(i:0, k:0, b:0)
75.Tetracamphilius angustifrons(i:3, k:0, b:0)
76.Tetracamphilius clandestinus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
77.Tetracamphilius notatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
78.Tetracamphilius pectinatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
79.Trachyglanis ineac(i:10, k:1, b:0)
80.Trachyglanis intermedius(i:0, k:0, b:0)
81.Trachyglanis minutus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
82.Trachyglanis sanghensis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
83.Trachyglanis sp. (1)(i:1, k:0, b:0)
84.Zaireichthys brevis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
85.Zaireichthys camerunensis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
86.Zaireichthys cf. pallidus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
87.Zaireichthys compactus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
88.Zaireichthys conspicuus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
89.Zaireichthys dorae(i:1, k:0, b:0)
90.Zaireichthys flavomaculatus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
91.Zaireichthys heterurus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
92.Zaireichthys kafuensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
93.Zaireichthys kavangoensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
94.Zaireichthys kunenensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
95.Zaireichthys lacustris(i:0, k:0, b:0)
96.Zaireichthys mandevillei(i:3, k:0, b:0)
97.Zaireichthys maravensis(i:1, k:0, b:0)
98.Zaireichthys monomotapa(i:2, k:0, b:0)
99.Zaireichthys pallidus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
100.Zaireichthys rotundiceps(i:4, k:0, b:0)
101.Zaireichthys sp. `MAJAMAZI`(i:1, k:0, b:0)
102.Zaireichthys wamiensis(i:1, k:0, b:0)
103.Zaireichthys zonatus(i:0, k:0, b:0)