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Arius melanopus


Arius melanopus was originally described as Arius melanopus by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Ariidae and subfamily Ariinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanopus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Ariinae Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Ariidae
Subfamily   Ariinae
Genus   Arius
Original Name   Arius        
Taxon Name   melanopus
Original Combination   Arius melanopus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Arius melanopus
OriginalSubGenus   Arius
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ariinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Motagua, Guatemala.
Types   Syntypes: (2?) BMNH 1865.4.29.51-53 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:40 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 5
Page   172

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cathorops melanopus
Current Species melanopus
Current Genus Cathorops
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1864
Current Family Ariidae
Current Subfamily
Ariinae Ariinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Cathorops melanopus  (Günther 1864). Ariidae: Ariinae.
Name History   •Valid as Arius melanopus Günther 1864 -- (Villa 1982:115 [ref. 36708], Burgess 1989:169 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Cathorops melanopus (Günther 1864) -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:147 [ref. 24550], Acero P. 2003:837 [ref. 26998], Marceniuk & Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:449 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:83 [ref. 27807], Kailola 2004:132 [ref. 28108], Betancur-R. & Acero P. 2005:54 [ref. 28341], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:16 [ref. 28815], Marceniuk & Menezes 2007:45 [ref. 29031], Ferraris 2007:40 [ref. 29155], Betancur-R. et al. 2007:349 [ref. 29268], Betancur-R. & Willink 2007:826 [ref. 29439], Marceniuk & Betancur-R. 2008:39 [ref. 29576], Matamoros et al. 2009:9 [ref. 31241], Marceniuk et al. 2012:93 [ref. 31865], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407]).

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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 1867Synonym
africanus Arius africanus Günther [A.] in Playfair & Günther 1867Valid
agassizi Arius agassizi (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1888)Synonym
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) 1874In family
argyropleuron Arius argyropleuron Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arius Arius arius (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
armiger Arius armiger De Vis [C. W.] 1884Synonym
ascita Arius ascita (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)In family
assimilis Arius assimilis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
atroplumbeus Arius atroplumbeus (Fowler [H. W.] 1931)Synonym
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