The genus Scobinancistrus only has two officially described species:

  • Scobinancistrus aureatus
  • Scobinancistrus pariolispos

Besides the two officially described species, a couple of others are awaiting their description:

  • Scobinancistrus sp. – L082
  • Scobinancistrus sp. – L133
  • Scobinancistrus sp. – L253
  • Scobinancistrus sp. – L368


The members of the genus Scobinancistrus come from South America. They occur in the region around the southeast of the Amazon, especially in the basin of the Rio Tocantins, Rio Tapajós and Rio Xingu.


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