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Callichthyidae  Bonaparte, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164279

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): callichthyid armored catfishes [English]
 
    mailed catfishes [English]
 
    armored catfishes [English]
 
    poissons-chats cuirassés [French]
 
    coridoras [Spanish]
 
    plated 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  
                               FamilyCallichthyidae Bonaparte, 1838 – callichthyid armored catfishes, mailed catfishes, armored catfishes, poissons-chats cuirassés, coridoras, plated catfishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SubfamilyCallichthyinae   
                                  SubfamilyCorydoradinae Hoedeman, 1952  
       

 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: Callichthyidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callichthyidae   
       
  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  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   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: Callichthyidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr., and Mário C. C. de Pinna   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Higher-level Names for Catfishes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, vol. 51, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-17   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0068-547X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callichthyidae   
       
  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: Callichthyidae   
       
  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: Callichthyidae, callichthyid armored catfishes [English], coridoras [Spanish], poissons-chats cuirassés [French]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Reis, Roberto E. / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Callichthyidae (Armored catfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 291-309   
  Publisher: Edipucrs   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brazil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callichthyidae, armored catfishes [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.   
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 21   
  Page(s): 243   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-54-7, 0097-0638  
  Notes: 0-913124-54-7 (cloth)   
  Reference for: Callichthyidae, plated catfishes [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Callichthyidae, callichthyid armored catfishes [English]   
       

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