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Name - Ameiurus Rafinesque 1820

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Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Siluriformes (Order)
Ictaluridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Case 2631. Ameiurus Rafinesque, 1820 (Osteichthyes, Siluriformes): proposed designation of Silurus lividus Rafinesque, 1820 (=Pimelodus natalis Lesueur, 1819) as the type species.
  • Opinion 1584. Ameiurus Rafinesque, 1820 (Osteichthyes, Siluriformes): Silurus lividus Rafinesque 1820 designated as type species.
  • The name game: Ameiurus vs. Ictalurus vs. Amiurus.
  • The fishes of Tennessee.

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Encyclopedia of Life