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Aspredinidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164211

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Bunocephalinae
 
    Aspredininae
 
    Hoplomyzontini
 
    Bunocephalini Bleeker, 1858
 
  Common Name(s): banjo 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  
                               FamilyAspredinidae  – banjo catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusAcanthobunocephalus Friel, 1995  
                                  GenusAmaralia Fowler, 1954  
                                  GenusAspredinichthys Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusAspredo Scopoli, 1777  
                                  GenusBunocephalus Kner, 1855  
                                  GenusDupouyichthys Schultz, 1944  
                                  GenusErnstichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1953  
                                  GenusHoplomyzon Myers, 1942  
                                  GenusMicromyzon Friel and Lundberg, 1996  
                                  GenusPlatystacus Bloch, 1794  
                                  GenusPterobunocephalus Fowler, 1943  
                                  GenusXyliphius Eigenmann, 1912  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aspredinidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Friel, John P. / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Aspredinidae (Banjo catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 261-267   
  Publisher: Edipucrs   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aspredinidae, banjo catfishes [English]   
       
  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: banjo catfishes[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: Aspredinidae   
       

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