Wallago

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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/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Siluridae
Genus: Wallago
Species: W. attu – W. leerii – W. maculatus – †W. maemohensis – W. micropogon

Name[edit]

  • Wallago Bleeker, 1851

Etymology: wallago: Bleeker, in 1851, took the Indian fish name, gave it generic range and used it connection with a new species. The name is "walaga" in Telugu / Tamil.

Vernacular names[edit]

Bahasa Indonesia: Tapah
ไทย: ปลาเค้า, ปลาค้าว
中文: 利氏叉尾鯰

Reference[edit]

Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., 2007, Zootaxa 1418: 1–628 [1]