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Noturus  Rafinesque, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164002

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pimelodon Lesueur in Vaillant, 1896
    Rabida Jordan and Evermann, 1896
    Schilbeodes Bleeker, 1858
  Common Name(s): madtoms [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyIctaluridae Gill, 1861 – bullhead catfishes, North American freshwater catfishes, barbottes et barbues, barbottes, barbues, bagres de agua dulce, North American catfishes  
                                  GenusNoturus Rafinesque, 1818 – madtoms  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Noturus albater Taylor, 1969 – Ozark Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus baileyi Taylor, 1969 – Smoky Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus crypticus Burr, Eisenhour and Grady, 2005 – Chucky Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus elegans Taylor, 1969 – Elegant Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus eleutherus Jordan, 1877 – Mountain Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus exilis Nelson, 1876 – Slender Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus fasciatus Burr, Eisenhour and Grady, 2005 – Saddled Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus flavater Taylor, 1969 – Checkered Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus flavipinnis Taylor, 1969 – Yellowfin Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus flavus Rafinesque, 1818 – Stonecat, barbotte des rapides 
                                     Species Noturus funebris Gilbert and Swain in Gilbert, 1891 – Black Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus furiosus Jordan and Meek in Jordan, 1889 – Carolina Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus gilberti Jordan and Evermann in Jordan, 1889 – Orangefin Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus gladiator Thomas and Burr, 2004 – Piebald Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus gyrinus (Mitchill, 1817) – Tadpole Madtom, chat-fou brun 
                                     Species Noturus hildebrandi (Bailey and Taylor, 1950) – Least Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus insignis (Richardson, 1836) – Margined Madtom, chat-fou liséré 
                                     Species Noturus lachneri Taylor, 1969 – Ouachita Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus leptacanthus Jordan, 1877 – Speckled Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus maydeni Egge in Egge and Simons, 2006 – Black River Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus miurus Jordan, 1877 – Brindled Madtom, chat-fou tâcheté 
                                     Species Noturus munitus Suttkus and Taylor, 1965 – Frecklebelly Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus nocturnus Jordan and Gilbert, 1886 – Freckled Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus phaeus Taylor, 1969 – Brown Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus placidus Taylor, 1969 – Neosho Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus stanauli Etnier and Jenkins, 1980 – Pygmy Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus stigmosus Taylor, 1969 – chat-fou du nord, Northern Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus taylori Douglas, 1972 – Caddo Madtom 
                                     Species Noturus trautmani Taylor, 1969 – Scioto Madtom 

  Expert: Howard L. Jelks  
  Notes: Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 N.W. 71st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653   
  Reference for: Noturus    
  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Noturus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 08-Mar-2022, website (version 08-Mar-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 21 Mar 2022   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Source: Page, L. M., and B. M. Burr. 2006. The Ictaluridae, website (version 2006)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Part of the All Catfish Species Inventory can be found at [compiled by G. E. Sheehy]   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 1418   
  Page(s): 1-628   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Noturus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Noturus, madtoms [English]   

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