Taxon profile


Bunocephalus Kner, 1855

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

Scientific synonyms


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Included taxa

Number of records: 14

species Bunocephalus aleuropsis Cope, 1870
species Bunocephalus amaurus Eigenmann, 1912 - Banjo Catfish
species Bunocephalus amazonicus (Mees, 1989)
species Bunocephalus bifidus Eigenmann, 1942
species Bunocephalus chamaizelus Eigenmann, 1912
species Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912
species Bunocephalus coracoideus (Cope, 1874) - Banjo Cat
species Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger, 1902
species Bunocephalus iheringii Boulenger, 1891
species Bunocephalus knerii Steindachner, 1882 - Banjo Catfish
species Bunocephalus larai Ihering, 1930
species Bunocephalus quadriradiatus (Mees, 1989)
species Bunocephalus rugosus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
species Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792) - Bark Catfish

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/724]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Bunocephalus Kner, 1855]
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 Bunocephalus Kner, 1855]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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