Taxon profile


Heptapteridae Th.N. Gill, 1861

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

genus Acentronichthys Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
genus Brachyglanis Eigenmann, 1912
genus Brachyrhamdia Myers, 1927
genus Cetopsorhamdia Eigenmann & Fisher, 1916
genus Chasmocranus Eigenmann, 1912
genus Gladioglanis Ferraris & Mago-Leccia, 1989
genus Goeldiella Eigenmann & Norris, 1900
genus Heptapterus Bleeker, 1858
genus Horiomyzon Stewart, 1986
genus Imparfinis Eigenmann & Norris, 1900
genus Leptorhamdia Eigenmann, 1918
genus Mastiglanis Bockmann, 1994
genus Myoglanis Eigenmann, 1912
genus Nannoglanis Boulenger, 1887
genus Nemuroglanis Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
genus Pariolius Cope, 1872
genus Phenacorhamdia Dahl, 1961
genus Phreatobius Goeldi, 1905
genus Pimelodella Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
genus Rhamdella Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
genus Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858
genus Rhamdioglanis Ihering, 1907
genus Rhamdiopsis Haseman, 1911
genus Taunayia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1918

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/494]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Heptapteridae]
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 Heptapteridae Gill, 1861]
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 Heptapteridae]
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 Heptapteridae Th.N. Gill, 1861]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 22 March 2007]

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