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Siluridae  Cuvier, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164066

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): freshwater catfishes [English]
 
    sheatfishes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilySiluridae Cuvier, 1816 – freshwater catfishes, sheatfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusBelodontichthys Bleeker, 1857  
                                  GenusCeratoglanis Myers, 1938  
                                  GenusHemisilurus Bleeker, 1857  
                                  GenusHito Herre, 1924  
                                  GenusKryptopterus Bleeker, 1857 – glass catfishes 
                                  GenusOmpok Lacepède, 1803  
                                  GenusParasilurus Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusPterocryptis Peters, 1861  
                                  GenusSilurichthys Bleeker, 1856  
                                  GenusSilurus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  GenusWallago Bleeker, 1851  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Siluridae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr., and Mário C. C. de Pinna   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Higher-level Names for Catfishes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 51, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-17   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0068-547X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Siluridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xv + 523   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-86475-7   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: sheatfishes[English]   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Siluridae   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Siluridae, freshwater catfishes [English]   
       

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