Wallago attu

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Wallago attu

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: Siluridae
Genus: Wallago
Species: Wallago attu

Name[edit]

Type locality: Malabar, India.

Etymology: attu: After its Malayalam name Attu Vaalay (Malayalam is another Dravidian language South India).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pinniwallago kanpurensis (non Gupta, Jayaram & Hajela, 1981) [misapplied]
  • Silurus attu Bloch & Schneider, 1801
  • Wallagonia attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Great white sheatfish
ไทย: ปลาเค้าขาว, ปลาค้าวขาว, ปลาเค้าคูน

References[edit]

  • Wallago attu in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2019. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 02/2019.
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