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Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 93

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Plicofollis nella


Plicofollis nella  (Valenciennes, 1840)

Pimelodus nella  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 162. Type locality: Vishakpatnam , India. 

Arius leiotetocephalus  ZBK  Bleeker, 1846: 292. Type locality: Jakarta , Java, Indonesia. Syntypes: RMNH 5277, 16011. 

Bagrus (Ariodes) meyenii  ZBK  Müller & Troschel, 1849: 9. Type locality: unknown. Holotype: ZMB 3002.

Distribution: South and southeast Asia, southern New Guinea and northern Australia.

Countries: Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Chine, Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 340 mm TL.

Material examined: UMMZ 214647 (5 al, 140-171 mm TL) (1 c&s), Vietnam, south China Sea, Paknam sta. 9A, 34 km SE of Bac Lieu province, Mekong River plume .