CHACIDAE Bleeker, 1858

Published, First, 2007, Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, pp. 1-628 : 135-136

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CHACIDAE Bleeker, 1858
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CHACIDAE Bleeker, 1858  

Chacini Bleeker, 1858b: 49, 310, 322. Type genus: Chaca Gray, 1831   .

Revision: Roberts (1982a).

Identification guide: Jayaram & Majumdar (1964), Jayaram (1980), South Asia.

Phylogeny: Brown & Ferraris (1988).

1 genus, 3 species; no named fossil taxa.

CHACA Gray, 1831  

Chaca Gray, 1831: 9   . Type species: Chaca hamiltonii Gray, 1831   . Type by monotypy. Gender: Feminine.

Chaca Cuvier &Valenciennes   , in Valenciennes, 1832b: 386. Type species: Chaca lophioides Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1832   . Type by monotypy. Gender: Feminine. Preoccupied by Chaca Gray, 1831   .

Brachystacus Van der Hoeven, 1849: 280   . Type species: Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822   . Type by monotypy. Gender: Masculine.

Chaca bankanensis Bleeker, 1852  

Chaca bankanensis Bleeker, 1852c: 455   . Type locality: Banka, in fluviis. Holotype (68 mm TL): RMNH 5405 View Materials .

Chaca bankae Giebel, 1857: 325   . Type locality: Bangka. Either an emendation of, or misspelling for, Chaca bankanensis Bleeker, 1852   .

Distribution: Southern Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo (Roberts, 1982a).

Remarks: BMNH 1863.12.4.117 (113 mm SL, 131 mm TL), is listed as a type of Chaca bankanensis   , but is too large to be the holotype.

Chaca burmensis Brown & Ferraris, 1988  

Chaca burmensis Brown & Ferraris, 1988: 3   , fig. 1. Type locality: Sittang River , Burma. Holotype: BMNH 1891.11 .30.144.

Distribution: Lower Irrawaddy and Sittang River basins, Myanmar.

Chaca chaca (Hamilton, 1822)  

Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822: 140   , 374, pl. 28 (fig. 43). Type locality: rivers and ponds of the northeastern parts of Bengal. No types known.

Chaca hamiltonii Gray, 1831: 9   . Type locality: rivers and ponds of the northeastern parts of Bengal. New name for Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822   , to avoid tautonymy.

Chaca lophioides Cuvier & Valenciennes   , in Valenciennes, 1832b: 386, pl. 4 (fig. 2). Type locality: Bengal. New name for Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822   , to avoid tautonymy. Also described in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1840b: 445 [p. 330 in Strasbourg deluxe edition], pl. 451).

Chaca buchanani Günther, 1864: 29   . Type locality: Ganges. No types known. New name for Platystacus chaca Hamilton, 1822   , to avoid tautonymy.

Distribution: Ganges-Brahmaputra River system, India and Bangladesh (Roberts, 1982a).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Siluriformes

Family

Chacidae

Loc

CHACIDAE Bleeker, 1858

Published, First 2007
2007
Loc

Chaca burmensis

Brown & Ferraris 1988: 3
1988
Loc

Chaca bankae

Giebel 1857: 325
1857
Loc

Chaca bankanensis

Bleeker 1852: 455
1852
Loc

Chaca bankanensis

Bleeker 1852
1852
Loc

Chaca hamiltonii

Gray 1831: 9
1831
Loc

Platystacus chaca

Hamilton 1822: 140
1822
Loc

Platystacus chaca

Hamilton 1822
1822