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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.
Species   mekongensis
AuthorWI   Bornbusch [A. H.] & Lundberg [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Bornbusch & Lundberg
Qualification   ---
Year   1989
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Siluridae
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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, DU, KUMF, MCZ, NIFI, and UMMZ.
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 ---

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 Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits large upland rivers. Feeds on worms, plants, animal debris and insects. Sold fresh.

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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