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Arius  Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164162

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): hardhead catfishes [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  
                               FamilyAriidae Bleeker, 1862 – sea catfishes, fork-tailed catfishes, poissons-chats marins, bagres marinos  
                                  GenusArius Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – hardhead catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesArius acutirostris Day, 1877  
                                     SpeciesArius africanus Günther in Playfair and Günther, 1867  
                                     SpeciesArius arenarius (Müller and Troschel, 1849) – sand catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius arius (Hamilton, 1822) – threadfin sea catfish, mâchoiron fouet, bagre filamentoso 
                                     SpeciesArius brunellii Zolezzi, 1939  
                                     SpeciesArius cous Hyrtl, 1859  
                                     SpeciesArius dispar Herre, 1926 – fleshysnout catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius gagora (Hamilton, 1822) – Gagora catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius gigas Boulenger, 1911  
                                     SpeciesArius harmandi (Sauvage, 1880) – Harmand's catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius heudelotii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     SpeciesArius jatius (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                     SpeciesArius latiscutatus Günther, 1864  
                                     SpeciesArius leptonotacanthus Bleeker, 1849 – smoothspined catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius macracanthus Günther, 1864  
                                     SpeciesArius macrorhynchus (Weber, 1913)  
                                     SpeciesArius maculatus (Thunberg, 1792) – spotted catfish, mâchoiron tacheté, bagre manchado 
                                     SpeciesArius malabaricus Day, 1877  
                                     SpeciesArius manillensis Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – Manila sea catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius microcephalus Bleeker, 1855 – squirrelheaded catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius oetik Bleeker, 1846 – lowly catfish 
                                     SpeciesArius parkii Günther, 1864  
                                     SpeciesArius phrygiatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     SpeciesArius platystomus Day, 1877  
                                     SpeciesArius rugispinis Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     SpeciesArius subrostratus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     SpeciesArius sumatranus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)  
                                     SpeciesArius venosus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 – veined catfish, mâchoiron veiné, bagre veteado 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Arius    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Arius   
       
  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: Arius   
       

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