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Heterobranchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilarie, 1808

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Clariidae - airbreathing or labyrinth catfishes

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Heterobranchus bidorsalis Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809 - Catfish
species Heterobranchus boulengeri Pellegrin, 1922
species Heterobranchus isopterus Bleeker, 1863
species Heterobranchus longifilis Valenciennes, 1840 - Vundu

Fossil taxa

species Heterobranchus palaeindicus Lydekker, 1886

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/1855]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Heterobranchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilarie, 1808]
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 Heterobranchus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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