Taxon profile


squeakers and unside-down catfishes
Mochokidae Jordan, 1923

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

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 10

genus Acanthocleithron Nichols & Griscom, 1917
genus Atopochilus Sauvage, 1879
genus Atopodontus Friel & Vigliotta, 2008
genus Chiloglanis Peters, 1868
genus Euchilichthys Boulenger, 1900
genus Hemisynodontis Bleeker, 1862
genus Microsynodontis Boulenger, 1903
genus Mochokiella Howes, 1980
genus Mochokus Joannis, 1835
genus Synodontis Cuvier, 1816

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/281]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Mochokidae]
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 Mochokidae Jordan, 1923]
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 Mochokidae]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 21 March 2007]

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