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Silurus melas

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Silurus melas was originally described as Silurus melas by Rafinesque in 1820. It belongs to the family Siluridae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melas
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1820
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Siluridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Silurus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Siluridae
Genus   Silurus
Original Name   Silurus        
Taxon Name   melas
Original Combination   Silurus melas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Silurus melas
OriginalSubGenus   Silurus
Original Author   Rafinesque
Original AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1820
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ohio River, U.S.A.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Gilbert 1998:219 [ref. 23395], Ferraris 2007:205 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Q. J. Sci. Lit. Arts (R. Inst. Gr. Brit.)
Citation   v. 9
Page   51

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Ameiurus melas
Current Species melas
Current Genus Ameiurus
Current AuthorWI Rafinesque [C. S.]
Current AuthorNI Rafinesque
Current Year 1820
Current Family Siluridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
   

Current Summary   Synonym of Ameiurus melas  (Rafinesque 1820). Ictaluridae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Ictalurus melas (Rafinesque 1820) -- (Lee et al. 1980:441 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:79 [ref. 22186], Robison & Buchanan 1988:293 [ref. 23393], Burgess 1989:35 [ref. 12860], Pequeño 1989:40 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:66 [ref. 14674], Tomelleri & Eberle 1990:117 [ref. 24089], La Rivers 1994:494 [ref. 23389], Scott & Crossman 1998:591 [ref. 24570], Bianco & Ketmaier 2001:201 [ref. 26728]). •Valid as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque 1820) -- (Page & Burr 1991:194 [ref. 18983], Boschung 1992:64 [ref. 23239], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:26 [ref. 22290], Etnier & Starnes 1993:300 [ref. 22809], Jenkins & Burkhead 1994:550 [ref. 21581], Warren et al. 1994:132 [ref. 25557], Knight & Hastings 1994:149 [ref. 25560], Baxter & Stone 1995:144 [ref. 23374], Stauffer et al. 1995:206 [ref. 23376], Cross & Collins 1995:141 [ref. 23394], Mettee et al. 1996:381 [ref. 25836], Sigler & Sigler 1996:151 [ref. 25943], Gilbert 1998:220 [ref. 23395], Fuller et al. 1999:196 [ref. 25838], Dyer 2000:89 [ref. 26678], Lyons et al. 2000:35 [ref. 26594], Ross et al. 2001:304 [ref. 25978], Bianco & Ketmaier 2001:195 [ref. 26728], Moyle 2002:208 [ref. 26449], Hardman & Page 2003:21 [ref. 26687], Wydoski & Whitney 2003:154 [ref. 27816], Nelson et al. 2004:81 [ref. 27807], Bailey et al. 2004:127 [ref. 27882], Miller & Robison 2004:224 [ref. 27931], Boschung & Mayden 2004:329 [ref. 27995], Miller 2006:160 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2006:14 [ref. 30386], Ferraris 2007:205 [ref. 29155], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:337 [ref. 29996], McPhail 2007:196 [ref. 31199], Minckley & Marsh 2009:220 [ref. 31114], Page & Burr 2011:345 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:83 [ref. 32708], Ćaleta et al. 2019:173 [ref. 37026], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:253 [ref. 37108]).

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affinis Silurus (Callichrus) affinis Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
affinis Silurus affinis Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
afghana Silurus afghana Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
amblodon Silurus amblodon Rafinesque [C. S.] 1818Not available
anguillaris Silurus anguillaris Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
anomalus Silurus anomalus (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1933)Synonym
anostomus Silurus anostomus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
apogon Silurus apogon Bleeker [P.] 1851Synonym
arab Silurus arab Forsskål [P. S.] 1775Synonym
aralensis Silurus aralensis Kessler [K. F.] 1872Synonym
argentata Silurus (Clupisoma) argentata Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
argentata Silurus argentata Swainson [W.] 1839Synonym
argentinus Silurus argentinus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1820Synonym
aristotelis Silurus (Parasilurus) aristotelis Garman [S.] 1890Synonym
aristotelis Silurus aristotelis (Agassiz [L.] 1856)Synonym
aristotelis Silurus aristotelis Garman [S.] 1890Valid
armatus Silurus armatus Larrañaga [D. A.] 1923Synonym
ascita Silurus ascita Linnaeus [C.] 1758In family
asotus Silurus asotus Linnaeus [C.] 1758Valid
aspredo Silurus aspredo Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
atherinoides Pachypterus atherinoides Bloch [M. E.] 1794Valid
atherinoides Silurus atherinoides Bloch [M. E.] 1794Synonym
athu Silurus athu Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
attu Silurus attu Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
auritus Silurus auritus Geoffroy St. Hilaire [E.] 1809Synonym
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