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Bunocephalus  Kner, 1855
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164218

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Agmus Eigenmann, 1910
    Bunocephalichthys Bleeker, 1858
    Dysichthys Cope, 1874
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyAspredinidae  – banjo catfishes  
                                  GenusBunocephalus Kner, 1855  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Bunocephalus aleuropsis Cope, 1870  
                                     Species Bunocephalus amaurus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     Species Bunocephalus amazonicus (Mees, 1989)  
                                     Species Bunocephalus bifidus Eigenmann in Eigenmann and Allen, 1942  
                                     Species Bunocephalus chamaizelus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     Species Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     Species Bunocephalus coracoideus (Cope, 1874)  
                                     Species Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger, 1902  
                                     Species Bunocephalus iheringii Boulenger, 1891  
                                     Species Bunocephalus knerii Steindachner, 1882  
                                     Species Bunocephalus larai Ihering, 1930  
                                     Species Bunocephalus quadriradiatus (Mees, 1989)  
                                     Species Bunocephalus rugosus Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903  
                                     Species Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Bunocephalus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bunocephalus   
  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   
  Reference for: Bunocephalus   
  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: Bunocephalus   

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