List of Nominal Species of Channidae
(Snakeheads)
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Nominal Species (n = 88) Present allocation (n = 41) Ref.
Ophiocephalus affinis Günther, 1861 Channa punctata 41236
Ophiocephalus africanus Steindachner, 1879 Parachanna africana 7374
Ophiocephalus amphibeus McClelland, 1845 Channa amphibeus 36656
Ophiocephalus amphibius (non McClelland, 1845) Channa barca 1479
Channa andrao Britz, 2013 Channa andrao 94432
Ophicephalus apus Canestrini, 1861 Channa gachua 94476
Ophicephalus argus Cantor, 1842 Channa argus 12965
Gymnotus asiaticus Linnaeus, 1758 Channa asiatica 26282
Ophiocephalus aurantiacus Hamilton, 1822 Channa gachua 94476
Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn, 2000 Channa aurantimaculata 36343
Channa aurantipectoralis Lalhlimpuia, Lalronunga & Lalramliana, 2016 Channa aurantipectoralis 110381
Ophiocephalus aurolineatus Day, 1870 Channa marulius 41236
Ophiocephalus bankanensis Bleeker, 1853 Channa bankanensis 38465
Ophiocephalus baramensis (non Steindachner, 1901) Channa melasoma 36373
Ophiocephalus baramensis Steindachner, 1901 Channa baramensis 50838
Ophiocephalus barca (non Hamilton, 1822) Channa amphibeus 4833
Ophiocephalus barca Hamilton, 1822 Channa barca 4833
Ophiocephalus bistriatus Weber & de Beaufort, 1922 Channa lucius 2091
Ophicephalus bivittatus Bleeker, 1845 Channa micropeltes 2091
Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991 Channa bleheri 43157
Channa burmanica (non Chaudhuri, 1919) Channa orientalis 37790
Channa burmanica Chaudhuri, 1919 Channa burmanica 37790
Ophiocephalus chena Hamilton, 1822 Channa striata 41236
Ophicephalus cyanospilos Bleeker, 1853 Channa cyanospilos 38465
Ophiocephalus diplogramma Day, 1865 Channa diplogramma 33021
Channa formosana Jordan & Evermann, 1902 Channa asiatica 43157
Ophicephalus gachua Hamilton, 1822 Channa gachua 94476
Ophicephalus grandinosus Cuvier, 1831 Channa marulius 41236
Ophiocephalus guachua malaccensis Peters, 1868 Channa gachua 94476
Ophiocephalus harcourtbutleri Annandale, 1918 Channa harcourtbutleri 44371
Ophiocephalus harcourtbutleri (non Annandale, 1918) Channa orientalis 4833
Channa hoaluensis Nguyen, 2011 Channa hoaluensis 91062
Ophicephalus indicus McClelland, 1842 Channa punctata 41236
Ophiocephalus insignis Sauvage, 1884 Parachanna insignis 4127
Ophicephalus karruwey Lacepède, 1801 Channa punctata 41236
Ophiocephalus lata Hamilton, 1822 Channa punctata 41236
Ophicephalus leucopunctatus Sykes, 1839 Channa marulius 41236
Ophicephalus limbatus Cuvier, 1831 Channa gachua 94476
Channa longistomata Nguyen, Nguyen & Nguyen, 2012 Channa longistomata 91065
Ophicephalus lucius Cuvier, 1831 Channa lucius 9648
Bostrychus maculatus Lacepède, 1801 Channa maculata 12965
Ophicephalus marginatus Cuvier, 1829 Channa gachua 94476
Ophicephalus marulioides Bleeker, 1851 Channa marulioides 26282
Ophicephalus marulius Hamilton, 1822 Channa marulius 94476
Ophicephalus marulius ara Deraniyagala, 1945 Channa marulius 94476
Ophicephalus melanopterus Bleeker, 1855 Channa melanoptera 2091
Channa melanostigma Geetakumari & Vishwanath, 2011 Channa melanostigma 88140
Ophicephalus melasoma Bleeker, 1851 Channa melasoma 2091
Ophicephalus micropeltes Cuvier, 1831 Channa micropeltes 2091
Ophicephalus mystax Bleeker, 1853 Channa melasoma 2091
Ophicephalus nigricans Cuvier, 1831 Channa barca 41236
Channa ninhbinhensis Nguyen, 2011 Channa ninhbinhensis 91062
Channa nox Zhang, Musikasinthorn & Watanabe, 2002 Channa nox 43157
Ophiocephalus obscurus Günther, 1861 Parachanna obscura 3575
Ophiocephalus obscurus (non Günther, 1861) Parachanna africana 4127
Channa ocellata Peters, 1864 Channa asiatica 33021
Channa orientalis Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Channa orientalis 41236
Channa orientalis (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Channa harcourtbutleri 44371
Channa ornatipinnis Britz, 2008 Channa ornatipinnis 75135
Channa panaw Musikasinthorn, 1998 Channa panaw 33581
Channa pardalis Knight, 2016 Channa pardalis 115983
Ophicephalus pekinensis Basilewsky, 1855 Channa argus 82587
Ophiocephalus philippinus Peters, 1868 Channa striata 80565
Ophicephalus planiceps Cuvier, 1831 Channa striata 41236
Ophiocephalus pleurophthalmus Bleeker, 1851 Channa pleurophthalma 7050
Ophicephalus polylepis Bleeker, 1852 Channa lucius 56386
Channa pomanensis Gurumayum & Tamang, 2016 Channa pomanensis 116756
Ophiocephalus pseudomarulius Günther, 1861 Channa marulius 41236
Channa pulchra Britz, 2007 Channa pulchra 75135
Ophicephalus punctatus Bloch, 1793 Channa punctata 43552
Ophicephalus rhodotaenia Bleeker, 1851 Channa melasoma 2091
Ophicephalus serpentinus Cuvier, 1831 Channa micropeltes 2091
Channa shingon Endruweit, 2017 Channa shingon 116754
Ophiocephalus siamensis Günther, 1861 Channa lucius 41526
Channa sinensis Sauvage, 1880 Channa asiatica 43157
Ophicephalus sowara Cuvier, 1831 Channa marulius 41236
Ophiocephalus sowarah (non Cuvier, 1831) Channa striata 41236
Ophicephalus spiritalis Fowler, 1904 Channa pleurophthalma 2091
Ophicephalus spiritalis Fowler, 1904 Channa lucius 56386
Ophicephalus stevensii Bleeker, 1854 Channa micropeltes 2091
Ophiocephalus stewartii Playfair, 1867 Channa stewartii 4833
Ophicephalus striatus Bloch, 1793 Channa striata 1479
Ophiocephalus studeri Volz, 1903 Channa micropeltes 2091
Ophiocephalus theophrasti Valenciennes, 1840 Channa marulius 41236
Ophicephalus urophthalmus Bleeker, 1852 Channa pleurophthalma 2091
Ophiocephalus vagus Peters, 1868 Channa striata 2854
Ophiocephalus warpachowskii Berg, 1909 Channa argus 82587
Ophiocephalus wrahl Lacepède, 1801 Channa striata 41236
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