Taxon profile


Amazon whiptail catfish
Farlowella amazonum (Günther, 1864)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Loricariidae - suckermouth armored catfishes »  genus Farlowella

Scientific synonyms

Acestra amazonum Günther, 1864
Farlowella amazona (Günther, 1864)
Farlowella carinata Garman, 1889
Acestra gladiolus Günther, 1864
Farlowella gladiolus (Günther, 1864)
Farlowella oliveirae Miranda-Ribeiro, 1939
Farlowella paranaense Meinken, 1937
Farlowella pleurotaenia Miranda-Ribeiro, 1939
Farlowella pseudogladiolus Steindachner, 1910


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [50538]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/9179]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Farlowella amazonum (Günther, 1864)]
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 Farlowella amazona (Günther, 1864)]
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 Farlowella amazona (Günther, 1864)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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