Taxon profile


banjo catfishes
Aspredinidae Adams, Baikie & Barron, 1854

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

genus Acanthobunocephalus Friel, 1995
genus Amaralia Fowler, 1954
genus Aspredinichthys Bleeker, 1858
genus Aspredo Scopoli, 1777
genus Bunocephalus Kner, 1855
genus Dupouyichthys Schultz, 1944
genus Ernstichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1953
genus Hoplomyzon Myers, 1942
genus Micromyzon Friel & Lundberg, 1996
genus Platystacus Bloch, 1794
genus Pseudobunocephalus Friel, 2008
genus Pterobunocephalus Fowler, 1943
genus Xyliphius Eigenmann, 1912

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/40]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Aspredinidae]
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 Aspredinidae Adams, 1854]
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 Aspredinidae]
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 Aspredinidae Adams, Baikie et Barron, 1854]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 05 May 2007]

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