Taxon profile


sisorid catfishes
Sisoridae Bleeker, 1858

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

Scientific synonyms

incl. Erethistidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

genus Ayarnangra Roberts, 2001
genus Bagarius Bleeker, 1853
genus Caelatoglanis Ng & Kottelat, 2005
genus Conta Hora, 1950
genus Creteuchiloglanis Zhou, Li & Thomson, 2011
genus Erethistes Müller & Troschel, 1849
genus Erethistoides Hora, 1950
genus Euchiloglanis Regan, 1907
genus Exostoma Blyth, 1860
genus Gagata Bleeker, 1858
genus Glaridoglanis Norman, 1925
genus Glyptosternon McClelland, 1842
genus Glyptothorax Blyth, 1860
genus Gogangra Roberts, 2001
genus Hara Blyth, 1860
genus Myersglanis Hora & Silas, 1952
genus Nangra Day, 1877
genus Oreoglanis Smith, 1933
genus Parachiloglanis Wu, He & Chu, 1981
genus Pareuchiloglanis Pellegrin, 1936
genus Pseudecheneis Blyth, 1860
genus Pseudexostoma Chu, 1979
genus Pseudolaguvia Misra, 1976
genus Sisor Hamilton, 1822

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/520]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Erethistidae]
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 Sisoridae 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 Sisoridae]
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 Sisoridae Bleeker, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 10 June 2007]

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