HEPTAPTERIDAE Gill, 1861

Published, First, 2007, Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, pp. 1-628: 180

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HEPTAPTERIDAE Gill, 1861
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HEPTAPTERIDAE Gill, 1861  

Pteronotidae Adams, in Adams et al., 1854: 107. Type genus: Pteronotus Swainson, 1839   . Permanently invalid, because Pteronotus Swainson   is a junior homonym of Pteronotus Gray, 1837   ( Mammalia  ).

Heptapterinae Gill, 1861c: 54. Type genus: Heptapterus Bleeker, 1858   .

Rhamdiae Bleeker, 1862 (in Bleeker, 1862–63): 11, 60. Type genus: Rhamdia Bleeker, 1858   .

Taxonomic summary: Gosline (1941), Bockmann & Guazzelli (2003).

Phylogeny: Lundberg & Mc Dade (1986), Ferraris (1988a, Nemuroglanis   group); Bockmann (1994, 1998).

24 genera, 189 species; no named fossil taxa.