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genus

Synodontis Cuvier, 1816

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Mochokidae - squeakers and unside-down catfishes

Scientific synonyms

Brachysynodontis Bleeker, 1862
Leiosynodontis Bleeker, 1862
Pseudosynodontis Bleeker, 1862

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Included taxa

Number of records: 131

species Synodontis acanthomias Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis acanthoperca Friel & Vigliotta, 2006
species Synodontis afrofischeri Hilgendorf, 1888 - Fischer's Victoria Squeaker
species Synodontis alberti Schilthuis, 1891 - Bigeye Squeaker

Synodontis alberti - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis albolineatus Pellegrin, 1924
species Synodontis angelicus Schilthuis, 1891 - Angel Catfish

Synodontis angelicus - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis annectens Boulenger, 1911
species Synodontis ansorgii Boulenger, 1911
species Synodontis arnoulti Roman, 1966
species Synodontis aterrimus Poll & Roberts, 1968
species Synodontis bastiani Daget, 1948
species Synodontis batensoda Rüppell, 1832 - Upsidedown Catfish

Synodontis batensoda - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis batesii Boulenger, 1907
species Synodontis brichardi Poll, 1959
species Synodontis budgetti Boulenger, 1911
species Synodontis camelopardalis Poll, 1971
species Synodontis caudalis Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis caudovittatus Boulenger, 1901
species Synodontis centralis Poll, 1971
species Synodontis clarias (Linnaeus, 1758) - Catfish
species Synodontis comoensis Daget & Lévêque, 1981
species Synodontis congicus Poll, 1971
species Synodontis contractus Vinciguerra, 1928 - Bugeye Squeaker
species Synodontis courteti Pellegrin, 1906
species Synodontis cuangoanus Poll, 1971
species Synodontis decorus Boulenger, 1899 - Barredtail Squeaker
species Synodontis dekimpei Paugy, 1987
species Synodontis denticulatus Kasongo Ilunga, Abwe, Decru, Chocha Manda & Vreven, 2019
species Synodontis depauwi Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis dhonti Boulenger, 1917
species Synodontis dorsomaculatus Poll, 1971
species Synodontis eupterus Boulenger, 1901 - Featherfin Squeaker

Synodontis eupterus - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis fascipinna Nichols & La Monte, 1953
species Synodontis filamentosus Boulenger, 1901 - Catfish
species Synodontis flavitaeniatus Boulenger, 1919 - Chocolatestriped Squeaker

Synodontis flavitaeniatus - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis frontosus Vaillant, 1895
species Synodontis fuelleborni Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903 - Fuelleborn's Squeaker
species Synodontis gambiensis Günther, 1864 - Catfish
species Synodontis geledensis Günther, 1896
species Synodontis gobroni Daget, 1954
species Synodontis grandiops Wright & Page, 2006

Synodontis grandiops - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis granulosus Boulenger, 1900
species Synodontis greshoffi Schilthuis, 1891
species Synodontis guttatus Günther, 1865
species Synodontis haugi Pellegrin, 1906
species Synodontis ilebrevis Wright & Page, 2006
species Synodontis irsacae Matthes, 1959
species Synodontis iturii Steindachner, 1911
species Synodontis katangae Poll, 1971
species Synodontis khartoumensis Gideiri, 1967
species Synodontis koensis Pellegrin, 1933
species Synodontis kogonensis Musschoot & Lalèyè, 2008
species Synodontis laessoei Norman, 1923
species Synodontis leopardinus Pellegrin, 1914 - Leopard Squeaker
species Synodontis leopardus Pfeffer, 1896
species Synodontis levequei Paugy, 1987
species Synodontis longirostris Boulenger, 1902
species Synodontis longispinis Pellegrin, 1930
species Synodontis lucipinnis Wright & Page, 2006
species Synodontis lufirae Poll, 1971
species Synodontis macrophthalmus Poll, 1971
species Synodontis macrops Greenwood, 1963
species Synodontis macropunctata Wright & Page, 2008
species Synodontis macrostigma Boulenger, 1911 - Largespot Squeaker
species Synodontis macrostoma Skelton & White, 1990 - Largemouth Squeaker
species Synodontis manni De Vos, 2001 - Feather-barbelled Squeaker
species Synodontis marmoratus Lönnberg, 1895
species Synodontis matthesi Poll, 1971
species Synodontis melanopterus Boulenger, 1903
species Synodontis melanostictus Boulenger, 1906
species Synodontis multimaculatus Boulenger, 1902
species Synodontis multipunctatus Boulenger, 1898

Synodontis multipunctatus - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis nebulosus Peters, 1852 - Clouded Squeaker
species Synodontis ngouniensis De Weirdt, Vreven & Fermon, 2008
species Synodontis nigrita Valenciennes, 1840

Synodontis nigrita - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis nigriventris David, 1936 - Back-swimming Congo Catfish

Synodontis nigriventris - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis nigromaculatus Boulenger, 1905 - Blackspotted Squeaker
species Synodontis njassae Keilhack, 1908 - Malawi Catfish

Synodontis njassae - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis notatus Vaillant, 1893 - Onespot Squeaker
species Synodontis nummifer Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis obesus Boulenger, 1898
species Synodontis ocellifer Boulenger, 1900 - Catfish

Synodontis ocellifer - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis omias Günther, 1864
species Synodontis ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis ornatissimus Gosse, 1982
species Synodontis ouemeensis Musschoot & Lalèyè, 2008
species Synodontis pardalis Boulenger, 1908
species Synodontis petricola Matthes, 1959 - Cuckoo Catfish
species Synodontis pleurops Boulenger, 1897 - Bigeye Squeaker
species Synodontis polli Gosse, 1982
species Synodontis polyodon Vaillant, 1895
species Synodontis polystigma Boulenger, 1915
species Synodontis pulcher Poll, 1971
species Synodontis punctifer Daget, 1965
species Synodontis punctulatus Günther, 1889
species Synodontis punu Vreven & Milondo, 2009
species Synodontis rebeli Holly, 1926
species Synodontis resupinatus Boulenger, 1904
species Synodontis ricardoae Seegers, 1996 - Ricardo's Squeaker
species Synodontis robbianus Smith, 1875
species Synodontis robertsi Poll, 1974
species Synodontis ruandae Matthes, 1959 - Rwanda Ruandae
species Synodontis rufigiensis Bailey, 1968
species Synodontis rukwaensis Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903 - Lake Rukwa Squeaker
species Synodontis schall (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) - Catfish

Synodontis schall - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis schoutedeni David, 1936

Synodontis schoutedeni - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis serpentis Whitehead, 1962 - Tana Squeaker
species Synodontis serratus Rüppell, 1829
species Synodontis smiti Boulenger, 1902
species Synodontis soloni Boulenger, 1899
species Synodontis sorex Günther, 1864
species Synodontis steindachneri Boulenger, 1913
species Synodontis tanganyicae Borodin, 1936
species Synodontis tessmanni Pappenheim, 1911
species Synodontis thamalakanensis Fowler, 1935
species Synodontis thysi Poll, 1971
species Synodontis tourei Daget, 1962
species Synodontis unicolor Boulenger, 1915
species Synodontis vaillanti Boulenger, 1897 inq.
species Synodontis vanderwaali Skelton & White, 1990
species Synodontis velifer Norman, 1935 - Highfin Synodontis

Synodontis velifer - 0000000001 1

species Synodontis vermiculatus Daget, 1954
species Synodontis victoriae Boulenger, 1906
species Synodontis violaceus Pellegrin, 1919
species Synodontis voltae Roman, 1975
species Synodontis waterloti Daget, 1962
species Synodontis woleuensis Friel & Sullivan, 2008
species Synodontis woosnami Boulenger, 1911 - Bubblebarb Squeaker
species Synodontis xiphias Günther, 1864
species Synodontis zambezensis Peters, 1852 - Brown Squeaker
species Synodontis zanzibaricus Peters, 1868 - Eastcoast Squeaker

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/4457]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Synodontis Cuvier, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/5345]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Brachysynodontis Bleeker, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1022599]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Synodontis Cuvier, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Synodontis Cuvier, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Brachysynodontis Bleeker, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013

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Explanations

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation