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genus

Silurus Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Parasilurus Bleeker, 1862

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

species Silurus aristotelis Garman, 1890 - Aristotle's Catfish
species Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758 - Amur Catfish
species Silurus biwaensis (Tomoda, 1961) - Eurasian Catfish
species Silurus chantrei Sauvage, 1882 d
species Silurus duanensis Hu, Lan & Zhang, 2004
species Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758 - Sheatfish

Silurus glanis - 000010000111

species Silurus grahami Regan, 1907
species Silurus ichneumon Hermann, 1804 inq.
species Silurus karmouth Siniu, 1799 inq.
species Silurus lanzhouensis Chen, 1977
species Silurus lithophilus (Tomoda, 1961)
species Silurus mento Regan, 1904 - Kunming Catfish
species Silurus meridionalis Chen, 1977
species Silurus microdorsalis (Mori, 1936)
species Silurus sinensis Lacépède, 1803
species Silurus soldatovi Nikolskii & Soin, 1948 - Northern Sheatfish
species Silurus triostegus Heckel, 1843
species Silurus undecimalis Linnaeus, 1758

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3305]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Parasilurus Bleeker, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4262]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Silurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Silurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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Explanations

d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation