Callichthys, Scopoli, 1777

Published, First, 2007, Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, pp. 1-628: 110-111

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Callichthys
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CALLICHTHYS  

Calichthys Scopoli, 1777: 451   . Type species: Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758   . Gender: Masculine. Original spelling not used subsequently and spelling in prevailing usage, Callichthys   , is adopted here following ICZN (1999: Art. 33.3.1).

Callichthys Meuschen, 1778: 39   . Type species: Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758   . Gender: Masculine.

Callichthys Linck, 1790: 32   . Type species: Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758   . Gender: Masculine.

Cataphractus Bloch, 1794: 80   . Type species: Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758   . Type by subsequent designation. Gender: Masculine.

Phylogeny: Reis (1997).

Key to species: Lehmann & Reis (2004).

Remarks: Callichthys   was first published by Gronow (1763: 127) in a work that was subsequently placed on the ICZN Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology, Opinion 261 (Melville & Smith, 1987), which makes the name unavailable from that publication.

Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758: 307   . Type locality: in Americae rivulis. Syntypes: On Callichthys   of Gronovius, which may be based on BMNH 1853.11.12.194 (1, left half skin), and specimens from the Linnaean collection: NRM 7015 (2), NRM 7018 (1), ZMUU 55 (1).

Callichthys asper Quoy & Gaimard, 1824: 232   . Type locality: ruissean qui coule devant la ferme de Santa-Anna, sur le chemin qui conduit de Rio de Janeiro à la colonie suisse [ Brazil]. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1951 (2).

Cataphractus depressus Swainson, 1839: 304   . Type locality: [Not stated]. Type (s): Based on Bloch (1794: pl. 377) [= Cataphractus callichthys (Linnaeus)   ].

Callichthys laeviceps Valenciennes   , in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 309 (229 in the Strasbourg deluxe edition). Type locality: La Mana, .... Brésil. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1947 (1), MNHN 0000-4261 (1).

Callichthys caelatus Valenciennes   , in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 308 (229 in the Strasbourg deluxe edition). Type locality: Bahia, .... Rio-Janéiro. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-4258 (2), MNHN 0000-4259 (1).

Callichthys loricatus Gronow   , in Gray, 1854: 157. Type locality: Americes Meridionalis rivulis. Syntypes: BMNH 1853.11.12.194 (1) and several literature sources.

Callichthys kneri Gill, 1858: 394   . Type locality: Trinidad. Type (s): Whereabouts unknown, apparently not at USNM.

Callichthys tamoata Bleeker, 1864a: 22   . Type locality: Surinama. Syntypes (10, 114– 250 mm): at RMNH, and many literature sources.

Callichthys affinis Günther, 1864: 226   . Type locality: Rio Grande [ Brazil]. Syntypes: BMNH 1861.5.7.1–4 (4).

Callichthys arcifer Hensel, 1868: 373   . Type locality: Rio de Janeiro. Holotype: ZMB 7433 View Materials .

Callichthys hemiphractus Hensel, 1868: 374   . Type locality: Costa da Serra [Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]. Holotype: ZMB 7434 View Materials .

Callichthys callichthys bolteni Hoedeman, 1952b: 9   . Type locality: Surinam. Holotype: ZMA 100303 View Materials a.

Callichthys callichthys demararae Hoedeman, 1952b: 10   . Type locality: Demarara , British Guiana. Holotype: ZMA 100304 View Materials .

Distribution: Most Cis-Andean South American river drainages north of Buenos Aires (Reis, 2003).

Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia   , Lehmann-A & Muñoz, 1999

Callichthys fabricioi Román-Valencia   , Lehmann-A & Muñoz, 1999: 54, fig. 1. Type locality: Colombia, Departamento del Cauca, Municipio de Buenos Aires   GoogleMaps , Zanjón Bagazal   GoogleMaps afluente del Río   GoogleMaps Cauca 980 meters (03º03'59"N y 76º33'55"W). Holotype: IUQ 295 View Materials .

Distribution: Cauca River basin, Colombia (Reis, 2003).

Callichthys oibaensis Ardilia Rodríguez, 2005  

Callichthys oibaensis Ardilia Rodríguez, 2005: 32   , figs. 1–6. Type locality: [ Colombia, Vereda Las Monjas , río Oibita, trib. of río Suárez]. Holotype: CAR 251.

Distribution: Suárez River basin, Colombia.

Callichthys serralabium Lehmann & Reis, 2004  

Callichthys serralabium Lehmann & Reis, 2004: 339   , fig. 1. Type locality: Venezuela: Estado Amazonas: La Esmeralda: Laguna Tonina   GoogleMaps , 1 km upstream from La Esmeralda, upper Orinoco   GoogleMaps (03º08'00"N, 065º32'00"W). Holotype: MBUCV V-30980.

Distribution: Upper Orinoco and upper Negro River basins, Venezuela and Brazil (Lehmann & Reis, 2004: 341).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Callichthyidae

Loc

Callichthys

Published, First 2007
2007
Loc

Callichthys oibaensis Ardilia Rodríguez, 2005: 32

Ardilia Rodriguez 2005: 32
2005
Loc

Callichthys callichthys bolteni

Hoedeman 1952: 9
1952
Loc

Callichthys callichthys demararae

Hoedeman 1952: 10
1952
Loc

Callichthys arcifer

Hensel 1868: 373
1868
Loc

Callichthys hemiphractus

Hensel 1868: 374
1868
Loc

Callichthys tamoata

Bleeker 1864: 22
1864
Loc

Callichthys affinis Günther, 1864: 226

Gunther 1864: 226
1864
Loc

Callichthys kneri

Gill 1858: 394
1858
Loc

Cataphractus depressus

Swainson 1839: 304
1839
Loc

Callichthys asper

Quoy & Gaimard 1824: 232
1824