Noted for their unusual shaped mouth which is long
and conical. They also possess large eyes. Three species
are described in this genera, I.
megalopsand I. labrosus and the latest, Iheringichthys
syi Azpelicueta & Britski, 2012. Remarks:
Not seen very often in the hobby.
Paraná River basin. Type Locality:
Ferraris, C.J. Jr.,
2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes:
Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary
types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628. Sands, David. Catfishes of the World,
Vol 3 Auchenipteridae & Pimelodidae. Dunure Publications