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Mystus vittatus

(Bloch 1794)

Mystus vittatus was originally described as Silurus vittatus by Bloch in 1794. It belongs to the family Bagridae. It is commonly known as Striped dwarf catfish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Striped catfish, in Japan as A gigi, in India as Striped dwarf catfish, in Bangladesh as Tengra, in Finland as Kultajuovamonni. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water and its distribution is Southern central Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Species   vittatus
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1794
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Bagridae
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Genus   Mystus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Bagridae
Genus   Mystus
Original Name   Silurus        
Taxon Name   vittatus
Original Combination   Silurus vittatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Silurus vittatus
OriginalSubGenus   Silurus
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1794
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tranquebar [Tharangambadi], India.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke 1999:48 [ref. 24282], Ferraris 2007:98 [ref. 29155]
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 2939
Page   50
Illustrations   Pl. 371 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Mystus vittatus
Current Species   vittatus
Current Genus   Mystus
Current AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Bloch
Current Year   1794
Current Family   Bagridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Fresh and Brackish water
Distribution   Southern central Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

Current Summary   Valid as Mystus vittatus  (Bloch 1794). Bagridae.
Name History   • Valid as Mystus vittatus  (Bloch 1794) -- (Shrestha 1978:38 [ref. 15970], Burgess 1989:70 [ref. 12860], Ataur Rahman 1989:202 [ref. 24860], Pethiyagoda 1991:151 [ref. 20075], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:573 [ref. 20764], Indra 1991:240 [ref. 24005], Mo 1991:131 [ref. 19952], Roberts 1992:80 [ref. 14632], Indra 1993:186 [ref. 24009], Rema Devi 1993:207 [ref. 24010], Rema Devi & Ilango 1993:247 [ref. 24017], Indra 1994:419 [ref. 24015], Sen 1995:562 [ref. 23778], Vu & Nguyen 1997:27 [ref. 26438], Rema Devi & Raghunathan 1999:156 [ref. 24759], Rema Devi et al. 1999:159 [ref. 24758], Sen 1999:200 [ref. 24750], Menon 1999:207 [ref. 24904], Rafique 2000:325 [ref. 25220], Raju Thomas et al. 2000:444 [ref. 25319], Karmakar 2000:32 [ref. 25662], Rema-Devi 2001:296 [ref. 25883], Raju Thomas et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26359], Jayaram & Sanyal 2003:111 [ref. 26894] dated 1797, Rafique et al. 2003:97 [ref. 27173], Mirza 2003:18 [ref. 27265], Khan 2003:7 [ref. 27710], Yadav 2003:19 [ref. 27711], Ataur Rahman 2003:224 [ref. 31338], Jayaram 2006:56 [ref. 28762], Grant 2006 [ref. 28890], Ferraris 2007:98 [ref. 29155], Shestha 2008:151 [ref. 29923], Pethiyagoda et al. 2008:233 [ref. 29985], Conway et al. 2011:1755 [ref. 31594], Gurung et al. 2013:4883 [ref. 32969], Plamoottil & Abraham 2013:43 [ref. 32983], Ng & Pethiyagoda 2013:168 [ref. 33011], Kottelat 2013:263 [ref. 32989]).

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abbreviatus Mystus abbreviatus (Valenciennes [A.] (ex Kuhl & van Hasselt) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
alasensis Mystus alasensis Ng [H. H.] & Hadiaty [R. K.] 2005Valid
albolineatus Mystus albolineatus Roberts [T. R.] 1994Valid
aleppensis Mystus aleppensis (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
amemiyae Mystus amemiyae (Kimura [S.] 1934)Spelling
amemiyai Mystus amemiyai (Kimura [S.] 1934)Synonym
anguillaris Mystus anguillaris Meuschen [F. C.] 1778Not available
anisurus Mystus anisurus (McClelland [J.] 1842)Uncertain
ankutta Mystus ankutta Pethiyagoda [R.], Silva [A.] & Maduwage [K.] 2008Valid
aor Mystus aor (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
argentivittatus Mystus argentivittatus (Regan [C. T.] 1905)Synonym
armatus Mystus armatus (Day [F.] 1865)Valid
armiger Mystus armiger Ng [H. H.] 2004Synonym
ascita Mystus ascita Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Uncertain
ascita Mystus ascita Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854Synonym
atrifasciatus Mystus atrifasciatus Fowler [H. W.] 1937Valid
aubentoni Mystus aubentoni Desoutter [M.] 1975Synonym
badgee Mystus badgee Sykes [W. H.] 1839Synonym
bagre Mystus bagre Meuschen [F. C.] 1778Not available
baramensis Mystus baramensis (Regan [C. T.] 1906)Synonym
bimaculatus Mystus bimaculatus (Volz [W.] 1904)Valid
bleekeri Mystus bleekeri (Day [F.] 1877)Valid
bleekeri burmanicus Mystus bleekeri burmanicus (Jenkins [J. T.] 1910)Not available
bocourti Mystus bocourti (Bleeker [P.] 1864)Valid
burmanicus Mystus burmanicus (Jenkins [J. T.] 1910)Not available
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