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Pimelodidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164237

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): flat-hosed catfishes [English]
 
    long-whiskered catfishes [English]
 
    poissons-chats à longues moustaches [French]
 
    juiles [Spanish]
 
    longwhiskered 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  
                               FamilyPimelodidae  – flat-hosed catfishes, long-whiskered catfishes, poissons-chats à longues moustaches, juiles, longwhiskered catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusAguarunichthys Stewart, 1986  
                                  GenusBagropsis Lütken, 1874  
                                  GenusBatrochoglanis Gill in Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888  
                                  GenusBergiaria Eigenmann and Norris, 1901  
                                  GenusBrachyplatystoma Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusCalophysus Müller and Troschel in Müller, 1843  
                                  GenusCephalosilurus Haseman, 1911  
                                  GenusCheirocerus Eigenmann, 1917  
                                  GenusDuopalatinus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888  
                                  GenusExallodontus Lundberg, Mago-Leccia and Nass, 1991  
                                  GenusGoslinia Myers, 1941  
                                  GenusHemisorubim Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusIheringichthys Eigenmann and Norris, 1900  
                                  GenusLeiarius Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusLuciopimelodus Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888  
                                  GenusMegalonema Eigenmann, 1912  
                                  GenusMerodontotus Britski, 1981  
                                  GenusParapimelodus La Monte, 1933  
                                  GenusPerrunichthys Schultz, 1944  
                                  GenusPhractocephalus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829  
                                  GenusPimelodina Steindachner, 1876  
                                  GenusPimelodus Lacepède, 1803  
                                  GenusPinirampus Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusPlatynematichthys Bleeker, 1858  
                                  GenusPlatysilurus Haseman, 1911  
                                  GenusPlatystomatichthys Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusPropimelodus Lundberg and Parisi, 2002  
                                  GenusPseudoplatystoma Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusSorubim Cuvier, 1829  
                                  GenusSorubimichthys Bleeker, 1862  
                                  GenusSteindachneridion Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1919  
                                  GenusZungaro Bleeker, 1858  
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pimelodidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lundberg, John G., and Michael W. Littmann / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 432-446   
  Publisher: Edipucrs   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Notes: Full author list: Lundberg, John G., and Michael W. Littmann / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.   
  Reference for: Pimelodidae, long-whiskered 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: long-whiskered 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: Pimelodidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Pimelodidae, juiles [Spanish], longwhiskered catfishes [English], poissons-chats à longues moustaches [French]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch   
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pimelodidae, flat-hosed catfishes [English]   
       

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