Taxon profile


Armored Catfish
Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Callichthyidae - callichthyid armored catfishes »  genus Callichthys

Scientific synonyms

Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758
Calichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)
Callichthys affinis Günther, 1864
Callichthys arcifer Hensel, 1868
Callichthys asper Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Callichthys asper Valenciennes, 1840
Callichthys callichthys bolteni Hoedeman, 1952
Callichthys caelatus Valenciennes, 1840
Callichchtys callichchtys (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling) m
Callichthys callichthys demararae Hoedeman, 1952

Other names

= Armoured Catfish
= Bubblenest Catfish
= Cascarudo
= Flat Head Cascadu
= Hassar

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [10922]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/4683]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Callichthys callichthys (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 Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013
EN Veríssimo, S.; C. S. Pavanelli; H. A. Britski; M. M. M. Moreira. (2005): Fish, Manso Reservior region of influence, Rio Paraguai basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. [], Check List 1(1):1-9PDF [as Callichchtys callichchtys]

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