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family

callichthyid armored catfishes
Callichthyidae Bonaparte, 1837

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

genus Aspidoras Ihering, 1907
genus Brochis Cope, 1871
genus Callichthys Scopoli, 1777
genus Corydoras Lacépède, 1803
genus Dianema Cope, 1871
genus Hoplosternum Gill, 1858
genus Lepthoplosternum Reis, 1997
genus Megalechis Reis, 1997
genus Scleromystax Günther, 1864

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/72]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Callichthyidae]
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 Callichthyidae Bonaparte, 1838]
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 Callichthyidae]
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 Callichthyidae Bonaparte, 1837]
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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