This genus was previously placed
in its own family of Ageneiosidae and you can still
find some publications that still follow this line.Aquarium Care: As per this
genera they will be fine as juveniles, but as they
mature they become predatory so would need to be kept
with fish that are not too small. A large tank would
be needed with plenty of swimming space. Diet:
South America:Lake Maracaibo basin and Magdalena, Cauca,
San Juan, and Tuira River basins. Type locality:
Río Cauca [Colombia].
Froese, R. and D. Pauly.
Editors. 2009.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic
publication. www.fishbase.org, version (01/2017). Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa