Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839)

Alfred W. Thomson & Lawrence M. Page, 2006, Genera of the Asian Catfish Families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes)., Zootaxa 1345, pp. 1-96: 28

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Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839)
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Bagarius yarrelli (Sykes 1839) 

Bagrus yarrelli Sykes 1839  ZBK  : 163. Type locality: Mota Mola at Poona [Krishna River drainage] , Deccan, India. No types known. 

Pimelodus carnaticus Jerdon 1849  ZBK  : 341. Type locality: Bowany River, [Cauvery [=Kaveri] drainage] s. India . No types known.  Synonymized with Bagarius yarrelli  by Day (1977a).

Bagarius lica Volz 1903  ZBK  : 557. Type locality: Moresi River [Musi drainage] at Palembang , Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype: NMBE.  First synonymized with Bagarius bagarius  ZBK  by Weber & de Beaufort(1913). Determined by Roberts (1983) to be a synonym of Bagarius yarrelli  .

Bagarius nieuwenhuisii Popta 1904  ZBK  : 190. Type locality: Bo River, Mahakam basin, Central Borneo . No types known.  First synonymized with Bagarius bagarius  ZBK  by Weber & de Beaufort (1913). Determined by Roberts (1983) to be a synonym of Bagarius yarrelli  .

Distribution: Krishna, Godavary, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Irrawaddy, Salween, Chao Phraya, Mekong and drainages throughout the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia (Roberts, 1983 (in part); Kottelat, 1989; Talwar & Jingran, 1991; Rainboth, 1996; Jayaram, 1999 (in part); Karmakar, 2000; Kottelat, 2001a). It has also been reported from the Indus drainage (Talwar & Jingran, 1991; Jayaram, 1999; Karmakar, 2000) and Cauvery drainage in southern India (as Pimelodus carnaticus  ZBK  ) by Jerdon (1849). It was reported as B. bagarius  ZBK  in the Godavary drainage by David (1963). This species is replaced by B. rutilus  ZBK  in the Red River drainage in Vietnam and China (Ng & Kottelat, 2000; Kottelat, 2001a; Kottelat, 2001b).