= ( scol OPLAS idee )
known as the "spiny dwarf catfishes". They
are known as one of the smallest
catfishes to be found and are not common in the hobby
due to there very small size and there placement amongst
leaf litter in clear and blackwater habitats, including
oxbow lakes, backwater pools, and well-vegetated streams.
There are only six species in
this genera, Scoloplax baileyi, S. baskini,
S. dicra, S. distolothrix, S.
dolicholophia, and S. empousa. Scoloplax
is the only genus in this family.