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Hemisilurus mekongensis

Bornbusch & Lundberg
  

Hemisilurus mekongensis was originally described as Hemisilurus mekongensis by Bornbusch & Lundberg in 1989. It belongs to the family Siluridae. It is commonly known as Trey krormorm. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Mekong River basin, southeastern Asia.
Species   mekongensis
AuthorWI   Bornbusch [A. H.] & Lundberg [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Bornbusch & Lundberg
Qualification   ---
Year   1989
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Siluridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Hemisilurus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Siluridae
Genus   Hemisilurus
Original Name   Hemisilurus        
Taxon Name   mekongensis
Original Combination   Hemisilurus mekongensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hemisilurus mekongensis
OriginalSubGenus   Hemisilurus
Original Author   Bornbusch & Lundberg
Original AuthorWI   Bornbusch [A. H.] & Lundberg [J. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1989
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mun River at Ban Dan, Khong Chiam District, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand, 15°18'N, 105°31'E, depth to 4 meters.
Types   Paratypes: BMNH 1988.4.11.1 (1); KIZ 735031 (1); KUMF 0805 (2); MCZ 51876 (2); RMNH 31190 (1); UMMZ 214009-10 (1, 1), 214012 (1), ?214013 (1, c&s), 214014 (1), 214020 (1), 214566 (1); USNM 293952 (1); ZMA 119961 (1). Additional material deposited at CAS,
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris & Vari 1992:40 [ref. 19771], Ferraris 2007:368 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   UMMZ 214565
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1989 (no. 2)
Page   435
Illustrations   Figs. 1-4

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Hemisilurus mekongensis
Current Species   mekongensis
Current Genus   Hemisilurus
Current AuthorWI   Bornbusch [A. H.] & Lundberg [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI   Bornbusch & Lundberg
Current Year   1989
Current Family   Siluridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits large upland rivers. Feeds on worms, plants, animal debris and insects. Sold fresh.
   
Distribution Mekong River basin, southeastern Asia.

Current Summary   Valid as Hemisilurus mekongensis  Bornbusch & Lundberg 1989. Siluridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Hemisilurus mekongensis  Bornbusch & Lundberg 1989 -- (Rainboth 1996:145 [ref. 22772], Burgess & Finley 1996:164 [ref. 22901], Kottelat 2001:127 [ref. 25780], Ferraris 2007:368 [ref. 29155], Kottelat 2013:233 [ref. 32989]).

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chaperi Hemisilurus chaperi (Vaillant [L. L.] 1891)Synonym
heterorhynchus Hemisilurus heterorhynchus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
moolenburghi Hemisilurus moolenburghi Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1913Valid
schilbeides Hemisilurus schilbeides Bleeker [P.] 1858Synonym
scleronema Hemisilurus scleronema Bleeker [P.] 1863Synonym
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