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Pimelodus  Lacepède, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164240

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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  
                               FamilyPimelodidae  – flat-hosed catfishes, long-whiskered catfishes, poissons-chats à longues moustaches, juiles, longwhiskered catfishes  
                                  GenusPimelodus Lacepède, 1803  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus absconditus Azpelicueta, 1995  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus albicans (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus albofasciatus Mees, 1974  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus altissimus Eigenmann and Pearson in Eigenmann and Allen, 1942  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus argenteus Perugia, 1891  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus atrobrunneus Vidal and Lucena, 1999  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus blochii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus brevis Marini, Nichols and La Monte, 1933  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus coprophagus Schultz, 1944  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus fur (Lütken, 1874)  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus garciabarrigai Dahl, 1961  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus grosskopfii Steindachner, 1879  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus heraldoi Azpelicueta, 2001  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus jivaro Eigenmann and Pearson in Eigenmann and Allen, 1942  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus maculatus Lacepède, 1803 – Congo barbaso 
                                     SpeciesPimelodus microstoma Steindachner, 1877  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus mysteriosus Azpelicueta, 1998  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus navarroi Schultz, 1944  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus ornatus Kner, 1858  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus ortmanni Haseman, 1911  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus paranaensis Britski and Langeani, 1988  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus pictus Steindachner, 1876  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus platicirris Borodin, 1927  
                                     SpeciesPimelodus punctatus (Meek and Hildebrand, 1913)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Pimelodus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Pimelodus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pimelodus   
  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: Pimelodus   
  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: Pimelodus   

 Geographic Information
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