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Candiru
Vandellia cirrhosa Valenciennes, 1846

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Trichomycteridae - pencil or parasitic catfishes »  genus Vandellia

Scientific synonyms

Plectrochilus erythrurus (Eigenmann, 1922)
Urinophilus erythrurus Eigenmann, 1922
Vandellia balzanii Perugia, 1846
Vandellia gigantea Cornalia, 1849
Vandellia plazae Günther, 1864
Vandellia plazaii Castelnau, 1855

Other names

= Vampire Fish

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/27768]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Vandellia cirrhosa Valenciennes, 1864]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8811]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Vandellia cirrhosa Valenciennes, 1846]
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 Vandellia cirrhosa Valenciennes, 1846]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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