Family Callichthyidae Gill 1872 (catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Callichthyidae

Parent taxon: Loricaroidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Deschamps 2005 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Astroblepidae, Loricariidae, Nematogenyidae, Trichomycteridae

Subtaxa: Callichthys Corydoras

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Colombia (1)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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