Taxon profile


Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 28

species Rhamdia argentina (Humboldt, 1821) d
species Rhamdia dorsalis Gill, 1870
species Rhamdia duquei Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942
species Rhamdia enfurnada Bichuette & Trajano, 2005
species Rhamdia foina (Müller & Troschel, 1849)
species Rhamdia guasarensis Do Nascimiento, Provenzano & Lundberg, 2004
species Rhamdia guatemalensis (Günther, 1864) - Catfish
species Rhamdia humilis (Günther, 1864)
species Rhamdia itacaiunas Silfvergrip, 1996
species Rhamdia jequitinhonha Silfvergrip, 1996
species Rhamdia laluchensis Weber, Allegrucci & Sbordoni, 2003
species Rhamdia laticauda (Kner, 1858) - Filespine Chulín
species Rhamdia laukidi Bleeker, 1858
species Rhamdia macuspanensis Weber & Wilkens, 1998 - Olmec Blind Catfish
species Rhamdia muelleri (Günther, 1864)
species Rhamdia nicaraguensis (Günther, 1864)
species Rhamdia ortoni Fowler, 1915
species Rhamdia parryi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
species Rhamdia parvus (Boulenger, 1898)
species Rhamdia poeyi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
species Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
species Rhamdia reddelli Miller, 1984
species Rhamdia sapo (Valenciennes, 1836)
species Rhamdia schomburgkii Bleeker, 1858
species Rhamdia typhla Greenfield, Greenfield & Woods, 1982
species Rhamdia velifer (Humboldt, 1821) inq.
species Rhamdia xetequepeque Silfvergrip, 1996
species Rhamdia zongolicensis Wilkens, 1993

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3980]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858]
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 Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
EN Baumgartner, D.; G. Baumgartner; C. S. Pavanelli; P. R. L. da Silva; V. A. Frana; L. C. de Oliveira; M. R. Michelon (2006): Fish, Salto Osório Reservoir, Iguaçu River basin, Paraná State, Brazil., Check List 2(1):1-4 [as Rhamdia]

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 2


d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation