Plicofollis dussumieri

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: 92-93

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Plicofollis dussumieri
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Plicofollis dussumieri  (Valenciennes, 1840)

Arius dussumieri  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 84. Type locality: Malabar, India. Holotype: MNHN A-9401. 

Arius goniaspis  ZBK  Bleeker, 1858: 44. Type locality: Priamam, western Sumatra, Indonesia. Syntypes: BMNH 1864.1.9.54.

Distribution: Eastern Africa and south and southeast Asia.

Countries: Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Oman, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 750 mm TL.

Material examined: AMNH 32823 (3 al, 217-257 mm TL), Kenya, Mombasa   ; LACM 38131-48 (2 al, 173-200 mm TL) (1 c&s), Pakistan, Sind, 6-8 km south of Hajambro, Turshian Creek   ; USNM 297118 (3 al, 265-295 mm TL), Madagascar, northwestern coast of Madagascar, baie d'Amboro   .