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Common member of the family amphiliidae
Family Common Name African Hillstream Catfishes
Distribution Africa
Common Names Imports are so rare that common names are not established.
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 195mm, average 79mm, most commonly 25mm. All SL.
Species There are 93 species in 13 genera in the database
Keepers 10 species (10%) are being kept by registered keepers
 
Down arrow Subfamilies in Amphiliidae
1. Doumeinae 35 species (38%)
2. Amphiliinae 29 species (31%)
3. Leptoglaninae 29 species (31%)
 
Down arrow Top Five Genera
1. Zaireichthys 20 species (540 keepers)
2. Phractura 13 species (324 keepers)
3. Amphilius 25 species (218 keepers)
4. Doumea 9 species (172 keepers)
5. Trachyglanis 5 species (135 keepers)
 
Down arrow Distribution of selected species


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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Amphilius platychir (33.33%)
2. Amphilius atesuensis (18.52%)
3. Phractura ansorgii (14.81%)
4. Phractura lindica (7.41%)
5. Belonoglanis brieni (7.41%)
6. Trachyglanis ineac (3.7%)
7. Doumea typica (3.7%)
8. Amphilius uranoscopus (3.7%)
9. Amphilius rheophilus (3.7%)
10. Amphilius athiensis (3.7%)
 
Down arrow Species List
1. Amphilius atesuensis (i:3, k:5)
2. Amphilius athiensis (i:0, k:1)
3. Amphilius brevis (i:3, k:0)
4. Amphilius chalei (i:1, k:0)
5. Amphilius crassus (i:0, k:0)
6. Amphilius frieli (i:0, k:0)
7. Amphilius grandis (i:3, k:0)
8. Amphilius jacksonii (i:3, k:0)
9. Amphilius kivuensis (i:2, k:0)
10. Amphilius krefftii (i:3, k:0)
11. Amphilius laticaudatus (i:0, k:0)
12. Amphilius lentiginosus (i:1, k:0)
13. Amphilius longirostris (i:3, k:0)
14. Amphilius lujani (i:0, k:0)
15. Amphilius maesii (i:3, k:0)
16. Amphilius natalensis (i:3, k:0)
17. Amphilius opisthophthalmus (i:3, k:0)
18. Amphilius pedunculus (i:0, k:0)
19. Amphilius platychir (i:15, k:9)
20. Amphilius pulcher (i:1, k:0)
21. Amphilius rheophilus (i:1, k:1)
22. Amphilius ruziziensis (i:0, k:0)
23. Amphilius sp. (1) (i:2, k:0)
24. Amphilius sp. (2) (i:2, k:0)
25. Amphilius uranoscopus (i:5, k:1)
26. Andersonia leptura (i:0, k:0)
27. Belonoglanis brieni (i:15, k:2)
28. Belonoglanis sp. (1) (i:3, k:0)
29. Belonoglanis tenuis (i:7, k:0)
30. Congoglanis alula (i:3, k:0)
31. Congoglanis howesi (i:0, k:0)
32. Congoglanis inga (i:0, k:0)
33. Congoglanis sagitta (i:0, k:0)
34. Dolichamphilius brieni (i:3, k:0)
35. Dolichamphilius longiceps (i:0, k:0)
36. Doumea angolensis (i:1, k:0)
37. Doumea chappuisi (i:0, k:0)
38. Doumea gracila (i:0, k:0)
39. Doumea reidi (i:0, k:0)
40. Doumea sanaga (i:0, k:0)
41. Doumea skeltoni (i:0, k:0)
42. Doumea stilicauda (i:0, k:0)
43. Doumea thysi (i:0, k:0)
44. Doumea typica (i:2, k:1)
45. Leptoglanis xenognathus (i:0, k:0)
46. Paramphilius baudoni (i:2, k:0)
47. Paramphilius firestonei (i:0, k:0)
48. Paramphilius teugelsi (i:0, k:0)
49. Paramphilius trichomycteroides (i:0, k:0)
50. Phractura ansorgii (i:2, k:4)
51. Phractura bovei (i:0, k:0)
52. Phractura brevicauda (i:0, k:0)
53. Phractura clauseni (i:0, k:0)
54. Phractura fasciata (i:3, k:0)
55. Phractura gladysae (i:0, k:0)
56. Phractura intermedia (i:0, k:0)
57. Phractura lindica (i:0, k:2)
58. Phractura longicauda (i:0, k:0)
59. Phractura macrura (i:1, k:0)
60. Phractura scaphyrhynchura (i:4, k:0)
61. Phractura stiassny (i:0, k:0)
62. Phractura tenuicauda (i:0, k:0)
63. Psammphiletria delicata (i:1, k:0)
64. Psammphiletria nasuta (i:0, k:0)
65. Tetracamphilius angustifrons (i:3, k:0)
66. Tetracamphilius clandestinus (i:0, k:0)
67. Tetracamphilius notatus (i:0, k:0)
68. Tetracamphilius pectinatus (i:0, k:0)
69. Trachyglanis ineac (i:10, k:1)
70. Trachyglanis intermedius (i:0, k:0)
71. Trachyglanis minutus (i:1, k:0)
72. Trachyglanis sanghensis (i:3, k:0)
73. Trachyglanis sp. (1) (i:1, k:0)
74. Zaireichthys brevis (i:0, k:0)
75. Zaireichthys camerunensis (i:3, k:0)
76. Zaireichthys cf. pallidus (i:3, k:0)
77. Zaireichthys compactus (i:1, k:0)
78. Zaireichthys conspicuus (i:1, k:0)
79. Zaireichthys dorae (i:1, k:0)
80. Zaireichthys flavomaculatus (i:2, k:0)
81. Zaireichthys heterurus (i:0, k:0)
82. Zaireichthys kafuensis (i:0, k:0)
83. Zaireichthys kavangoensis (i:0, k:0)
84. Zaireichthys kunenensis (i:0, k:0)
85. Zaireichthys lacustris (i:0, k:0)
86. Zaireichthys mandevillei (i:3, k:0)
87. Zaireichthys maravensis (i:1, k:0)
88. Zaireichthys monomotapa (i:2, k:0)
89. Zaireichthys pallidus (i:1, k:0)
90. Zaireichthys rotundiceps (i:3, k:0)
91. Zaireichthys sp. `MAJAMAZI` (i:1, k:0)
92. Zaireichthys wamiensis (i:1, k:0)
93. Zaireichthys zonatus (i:0, k:0)