Auchenoglanis occidentalis

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Auchenoglanis occidentalis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Claroteidae
Genus: Auchenoglanis
Species: Auchenoglanis occidentalis

Name[edit]

Auchenoglanis occidentalis Valenciennes, 1840

  • Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8971.

Type locality: Senegal.

Synonymy

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Giraffe catfish
português: Peixe-gato-girafa

References[edit]

  • Cuvier, G. & Valenciennes, A.; 1840: Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome quinzième. Suite du livre dix-septième. Siluroïdes. 15: i-xxxi + 1-540, Pls. 421-455. BHL
  • Geerinckx, T.; Vreven, E. 2013: A re-evaluation of the species-level diversity within the catfish genus Auchenoglanis (Siluriformes: Claroteidae). Journal of natural history, 47(47-48): 2979–3010. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2013.802043 Reference page
  • Retzer, M. E.; 2010: Taxonomy of Auchenoglanis Günther 1865 (Siluriformes: Auchenoglanididae). Zootaxa, 2655: 25–51.