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Synodontis angelicus


Synodontis angelicus was originally described as Synodontis angelicus by Schilthuis in 1891. It belongs to the family Mochokidae. It is commonly known as Angel squeaker but has many other common names such as Angel squeaker in USA (contiguous states), Angelicus in Philippines, Spotted Upside-down Catfish in South Africa, Helmiripsimonni in Finland. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Congo River basin, central Africa.
Species   angelicus
AuthorWI   Schilthuis [L.]
AuthorNI   Schilthuis
Qualification   ---
Year   1891
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Siluriformes Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
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Genus   Synodontis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Siluriformes
Family   Mochokidae
Genus   Synodontis
Original Name   Synodontis        
Taxon Name   angelicus
Original Combination   Synodontis angelicus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Synodontis angelicus
OriginalSubGenus   Synodontis
Original Author   Schilthuis
Original AuthorWI   Schilthuis [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1891
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Kinshasa, Stanley Pool, upper Congo River near Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1899.9.6.8
Journal   Tijdschr. Ned. Dierk. Ver. Ser. 2
Citation   v. 3
Page   87

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Synodontis angelicus
Current Species   angelicus
Current Genus Synodontis
Current AuthorWI Schilthuis [L.]
Current AuthorNI   Schilthuis
Current Year   1891
Current Family Mochokidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Often sold as 'angel cats' (Ref. 4537).
Distribution Congo River basin, central Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Synodontis angelicus  Schilthuis 1891. Mochokidae: Mochokinae.
Name History   • Valid as Synodontis angelicus  Schilthuis 1891 -- (Poll 1971:238 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:120 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:195 [ref. 12860]). • Valid as Synodontis angelica  Schilthuis 1891 -- (Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155]).

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acanthomias Synodontis acanthomias Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
acanthoperca Synodontis acanthoperca Friel [J. P.] & Vigliotta [T. R.] 2006Valid
afrofischeri Synodontis afrofischeri Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1888Valid
alberti Synodontis alberti Schilthuis [L.] 1891Valid
albolineata Synodontis albolineata Pellegrin [J.] 1924Spelling
albolineatus Synodontis albolineatus Pellegrin [J.] 1924Valid
angelica Synodontis angelica Schilthuis [L.] 1891Spelling
angelicus zonatus Synodontis angelicus zonatus Poll [M.] 1933Synonym
annectens Synodontis annectens Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
ansorgii Synodontis ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
arabi Synodontis arabi Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840Synonym
arnoulti Synodontis arnoulti Roman [B.] 1966Valid
aterrima Synodontis aterrima Poll [M.] & Roberts [T. R.] 1968Spelling
aterrimus Synodontis aterrimus Poll [M.] & Roberts [T. R.] 1968Valid
augeriasi Synodontis augeriasi Pellegrin [J.] 1929Synonym
augierasi Synodontis augierasi Pellegrin [J.] 1929Synonym
bastiani Synodontis bastiani Daget [J.] 1948Valid
batensoda Synodontis batensoda Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1832Synonym
batesi longispinis Synodontis batesi longispinis Pellegrin [J.] 1930Valid
batesii Synodontis batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1907Valid
binotata Synodontis binotata Pellegrin [J.] 1926Synonym
brichardi Synodontis brichardi Poll [M.] 1959Valid
budgetti Synodontis budgetti Boulenger [G. A.] 1911Valid
callarias Synodontis callarias (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
camelopardalis Synodontis camelopardalis Poll [M.] 1971Valid
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