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Pimelodus viridescens


Pimelodus viridescens was originally described as Pimelodus viridescens by Hamilton in 1822. It belongs to the family Pimelodidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Ganges and Brahmaputra drainages, India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Species   viridescens
AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
AuthorNI   Hamilton
Qualification   ---
Year   1822
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
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Genus   Pimelodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Pimelodidae
Genus   Pimelodus
Original Name   Pimelodus        
Taxon Name   viridescens
Original Combination   Pimelodus viridescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pimelodus viridescens
OriginalSubGenus   Pimelodus
Original Author   Hamilton
Original AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1822
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rivers of northern Bengal.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:395 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Fishes Ganges
Page   173, 377
Illustrations   Pl. 11 (fig. 56)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gogangra viridescens
Current Species   viridescens
Current Genus Gogangra
Current AuthorWI Hamilton [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Hamilton
Current Year   1822
Current Family Sisoridae
Current Subfamily
Sisorinae Sisorinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution Ganges and Brahmaputra drainages, India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Current Summary   Synonym of Gogangra viridescens  (Hamilton 1822). Sisoridae: Sisorinae.
Name History   • Valid as Gagata viridescens  (Hamilton 1822) -- (Shrestha 1978:38 [ref. 15970], Burgess 1989:133 [ref. 12860], Ataur Rahman 1989:219 [ref. 24860], Menon 1999:238 [ref. 24904]). • Valid as Nangra viridescens  (Hamilton 1822) -- (Talwar & Jhingran 1991:677 [ref. 20764], Sen & Biswas 1994:443 [ref. 23707], Sen 1995:576 [ref. 23778], Karmakar 2000:34 [ref. 25662], Shestha 2008:189 [ref. 29923]). • Valid as Gangra viridescens  (Hamilton 1822) -- (Roberts & Ferraris 1998:334 [ref. 23492], Ataur Rahman 2003:242 [ref. 31338]). • Valid as Gogangra viridescens  (Hamilton 1822) after replacement of Gangra  with Gogangra  -- (Ng 2005:279 [ref. 28337], Jayaram 2006:174 [ref. 28762], Thomson & Page 2006:34 [ref. 28859], Ferraris 2007:395 [ref. 29155], Gurung et al. 2013:4884 [ref. 32969]).

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abbreviatus Pimelodus abbreviatus Kuhl [H.] & van Hasselt [J. C.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Not available
absconditus Pimelodus absconditus Azpelicueta [M. de las M.] 1995Valid
aeneus Pimelodus aeneus Lesueur [C. A.] 1819Synonym
affinis Pimelodus affinis Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] 1854Synonym
agassizii Pimelodus agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
ailurus Pimelodus ailurus Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
albicans Pimelodus albicans (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Valid
albidus Pimelodus albidus Lesueur [C. A.] 1819Synonym
albidus Pimelodus albidus  Synonym
albofasciatus Pimelodus albofasciatus Mees [G. F.] 1974Valid
altipinnis Pimelodus altipinnis Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
altissimus Pimelodus altissimus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Pearson [N. E.] in Eigenmann & Allen 1942Valid
angius Pimelodus angius Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
anisurus Pimelodus anisurus Kuhl [H.] & van Hasselt [J. C.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Not available
anisurus Pimelodus anisurus McClelland [J.] 1842Uncertain
antoniensis Pimelodus antoniensis Girard [C. F.] 1858Synonym
aor Pimelodus aor Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
araguayae Propimelodus araguayae Rocha [M. S.], de Oliveira [R. R.] & Rapp Py-Daniel [L. H.] 2007Valid
arekaima Pimelodus arekaima Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1841Uncertain
argenteus Pimelodus argenteus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
argenteus Pimelodus argenteus Perugia [A.] 1891Valid
argentinus Pimelodus argentinus Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821Uncertain
argyrus Pimelodus argyrus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
arius Pimelodus arius Hamilton [F.] 1822Synonym
asperus Pimelodus asperus McClelland [J.] 1843Synonym
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