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Taxon profile

family

knifefishes or featherbacks
Notopteridae Bleeker, 1851

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Osteoglossiformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

genus Chitala Fowler, 1934
genus Notopterus Lacépède, 1800
genus Papyrocranus Greenwood, 1963
genus Xenomystus Günther, 1868

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/314]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Notopteridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Notopteridae]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Notopteridae Bleeker, 1851]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 20 May 2007]

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