Taxon profile


bagrid catfishes
Bagridae Bleeker, 1858

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 25

genus Adelopeltis Dabry de Thiersant, 1872 inq.
genus Bagrichthys Bleeker, 1858
genus Bagroides Bleeker, 1851
genus Bagrus Bosc, 1816
genus Batasio Blyth, 1860
genus Chandramara Jayaram, 1973
genus Coreobagrus Mori, 1936
genus Hemibagrus Bleeker, 1862
genus Hemileiocassis Ng & Lim, 2000
genus Hyalobagrus Ng & Kottelat, 1998
genus Leiocassis Bleeker, 1858
genus Mystus Scopoli, 1777
genus Nanobagrus Mo, 1991
genus Pelteobagrus Bleeker, 1865
genus Pseudobagrus Bleeker, 1859
genus Pseudomystus Jayaram, 1968
genus Rama Bleeker, 1858
genus Rita Bleeker, 1853
genus Sperata Holly, 1939
genus Tachysurus Lacépède, 1803

Fossil taxa

genus Eomacrones White, 1937
genus Gobibagrus Sytchevskaya, 1986
genus Nigerium White, 1934
genus Nkondobagrus Van Neer, 1994

Links and literature

EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Bagridae Bleeker, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Bagridae]
Data retrieved on: 18 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 Bagridae Bleeker, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 12 March 2007]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 1
Names (not confirmed) - 1


inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon