Taxon profile


Barred Sorubim
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Pimelodidae - long-whiskered catfishes »  genus Pseudoplatystoma

Scientific synonyms

Silurus fasciatus Linnaeus, 1766
Platystoma artedii Günther, 1864
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum brevifile Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum intermedium Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum nigricans Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889

Other names

= Tiger Catfish



Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum - Barred Sorubim

Author: Pavel Zuber

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6410]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22462]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
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 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
DE Zootier-Lexikon [3145:spatelwelse-pseudoplatystoma]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
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 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)]
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 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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