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Arius armiger

De Vis

Arius armiger was originally described as Arius armiger by De Vis in 1884. It belongs to the family Ariidae. It is commonly known as Threadfin catfish and is known in Australia as Copper catfish , in Papua New Guinea as Threadfin catfish. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Northern Australia and central-southern New Guinea.
Species   armiger
AuthorWI   De Vis [C. W.]
AuthorNI   De Vis
Qualification   ---
Year   1884
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
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Genus   Arius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Genus   Arius
Original Name   Arius        
Taxon Name   armiger
Original Combination   Arius armiger
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Arius armiger
OriginalSubGenus   Arius
Original Author   De Vis
Original AuthorWI   De Vis [C. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1884
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   New Britain [in error].
Types   Syntypes: QM I.3088 (1), I.3039 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:46 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Proc. Linn. Soc. N. S. W.
Citation   v. 8 (pt 4)
Page   454

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Nemapteryx armiger
Current Species   armiger
Current Genus   Nemapteryx
Current AuthorWI   De Vis [C. W.]
Current AuthorNI   De Vis
Current Year   1884
Current Family   Ariidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh and Brackish water
Habitat Notes   Occurs inshore; in lentic and lotic freshwater, over soft bottoms (Ref. 7300).
Distribution   Northern Australia and central-southern New Guinea.

Current Summary   Synonym of Nemapteryx armiger  (De Vis 1884). Ariidae: Ariinae.
Name History   • Valid as Arius armiger  De Vis 1884 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:218 [ref. 12442], Burgess 1989:168 [ref. 12860], Larson & Williams 1997:348 [ref. 23967], Kailola 1999:1841 [ref. 24732], Kailola 2000:130 [ref. 25113], Allen et al. 2000:48 [ref. 27467], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847]). • Valid as Nemapteryx armiger  (De Vis 1884) -- (Kailola 2004:139 [ref. 28108], Hoese & Gates 2006:354 [ref. 28997], Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:75 [ref. 29031], Ferraris 2007:46 [ref. 29155], Larson et al. 2013:38 [ref. 32988]).

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acrocephalus Arius acrocephalus Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
acutirostris Arius acutirostris Day [F.] 1877Valid
acutivelis Arius acutivelis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
acutus Arius acutus Bleeker [P.] 1846Synonym
aeneus Arius aeneus (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883)Synonym
aequibarbis Arius aequibarbis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
africana Arius africana Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Spelling
africanus Arius africanus Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Valid
agassizi Arius agassizi (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888)Valid
agassizii Arius agassizii (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888)Synonym
alatus Arius alatus Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
albicans Arius albicans Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
albidus Arius albidus Valenciennes [A.] 1834Synonym
andamanensis Arius andamanensis Day [F.] 1871Synonym
angulatus Arius angulatus Bleeker [P.] 1846Synonym
arafurensis Arius arafurensis Hardenberg [J. D. F.] 1948Synonym
arenarius Arius arenarius (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Valid
arenatus Arius arenatus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
argenteus Arius argenteus Lütken [C. F.] (ex Krøyer) 1874Uncertain
argyropleuron Arius argyropleuron Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arius Arius arius (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
ascita Arius ascita Linnaeus [C.] 1758Uncertain
assimilis Arius assimilis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
atroplumbeus Arius atroplumbeus (Fowler [H. W.] 1931)Synonym
augustus Arius augustus Roberts [T. R.] 1978Synonym
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