Family Auchenipteridae - Driftwood catfishes
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 21 | Species : 113 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
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Fresh : Yes | Brackish : Yes | Marine : No
  Division
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Primary freshwater
  Aquarium
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none
  First Fossil Record
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  Remark
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Driftwood catfishes are known to occur in rivers from Panama to Argentina. Naked body. Three pairs of barbels in all but one species, the maxillary pair being the longest. Pectoral and dorsal fins with a strong spine. With or without adipose fin. Pseudauchenipterus nodosus enters brackish waters. Includes Ageneiosidae (Ref. 37098), bottlenose or barbelless catfishes, 2 genera and 12 species, since Ferraris (1988; unpublished PhD Thesis).
  Etymology
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Greek, auchen, neck + Greek, pteryx, -igos = fin ( Ref. 45335).
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  Coordinator
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Otomorpha | Ostariophysi | Otophysa | Characiphysae | Siluriformes | Siluroidei | Auchenipteridae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Auchenipteridae as currently in FishBase

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In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 15-11-2013 (Ref. 94485).

The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Auchenipterinae
Auchenipterus nuchalis (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
Hypophthalmus nuchalis Spix & Agassiz, 1829
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus dentatus Valenciennes, 1840
acceptedseniororiginal1
Euanemus colymbetes Müller & Troschel, 1842
synonymjuniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus fordicei Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
acceptedseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus nigripinnis (Boulenger, 1895)
acceptedseniornew
Euanemus nigripinnis Boulenger, 1895
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Auchenipterus brevior Eigenmann, 1912
acceptedseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus demerarae Eigenmann, 1912
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus osteomystax (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
acceptedseniornew
Ceratocheilus osteomystax Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus britskii Ferraris & Vari, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus menezesi Ferraris & Vari, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Auchenipterichthys punctatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus punctatus Valenciennes, 1840
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterichthys dantei Soares-Porto, 1994
synonymjuniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterichthys coracoideus (Eigenmann & Allen, 1942)
acceptedseniornew
Trachycorystes coracoideus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
synonymseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus inermis (Linnaeus, 1766)
acceptedseniornew
Silurus inermis Linnaeus, 1766
synonymseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus armatus Lacepède, 1803
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus brevifilis Valenciennes, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Ageniosus brevifilis Valenciennes, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal
Hypothalmus dawalla Jardine, 1841
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus dawalla (Jardine, 1841)
synonymjuniornew
Davalla schomburgkii Bleeker, 1858
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Ageniosus axillaris Günther, 1864
synonymjuniororiginal2
Ageneiosus axillaris Günther, 1864
synonymjuniororiginal
Ageneiosus sebae Günther, 1864
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus therezinae Steindachner, 1909
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
! Ageneiosus therezine Steindachner, 1909
ambiguousquestionableoriginal
Ageneiosus ogilviei Fowler, 1914
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus gabardinii Risso & Risso, 1964
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835
acceptedseniororiginal
! Ageniosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal2
Silurus imberbis Larrañaga, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
! Silurus 38-radiatus Larrañaga, 1923
synonymjuniororiginal
Ageneiosus uruguayensis Devincenzi, 1933
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus marquesi Risso & Risso, 1964
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus ucayalensis Castelnau, 1855
acceptedseniororiginal1
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
ambiguousquestionableoriginal2
Ageneiosus parnaguensis Steindachner, 1910
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Ageneiosus guianensis Eigenmann, 1912
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Ageneiosus pardalis Lütken, 1874
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus caucanus Steindachner, 1880
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus virgo Posada, 1909
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus freiei Schultz, 1944
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus brevis Steindachner, 1881
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus rondoni Miranda Ribeiro, 1914
synonymjuniororiginal2
synonymjuniororiginal1
Tympanopleura alta Eigenmann & Myers, 1928
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus atronasus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Ageneiosus atronases Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
synonymseniororiginal
Ageneiosus melanopogon Miranda Ribeiro, 1917
synonymjuniororiginal1
Tympanopleura nigricollis Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ageneiosus vittatus Steindachner, 1908
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus marmoratus Eigenmann, 1912
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus barranquenensis Risso & Risso, 1964
ambiguousquestionableoriginal1
Ageneiosus piperatus (Eigenmann, 1912)
acceptedseniornew
Tympanopleura piperata Eigenmann, 1912
synonymseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus polystictus Steindachner, 1915
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Ageneisus polystictus Steindachner, 1915
synonymseniororiginal
Ageneiosus magoi Castillo & Brull G., 1989
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ageneiosus uranophthalmus Ribeiro & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2010
acceptedseniororiginal1
Trachelyopterus coriaceus Valenciennes, 1840
acceptedseniororiginal1
Trachelyopterus coriaceus maculosus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
synonymjuniororiginal2
Trachelyopterus maculosus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
synonymjuniorchange in rank
Trachelyopterus galeatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
acceptedseniornew
Silurus galeatus Linnaeus, 1766
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus galeatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
synonymseniornew
synonymseniornew
Trachycorystes galeatus (Linnaeus, 1766)
synonymseniornew
Auchenipterus maculosus Valenciennes, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Trachelyopterus striatulus (Steindachner, 1877)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus striatulus Steindachner, 1877
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus striatulus (Steindachner, 1877)
synonymseniornew
Trachycorystes striatulus (Steindachner, 1877)
synonymseniornew
! Trachycorystes striatus (Steindachner, 1877)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal2
synonymseniornew
synonymseniornew
Trachelyopterus insignis (Steindachner, 1878)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus insignis Steindachner, 1878
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus insignis (Steindachner, 1878)
synonymseniornew
synonymseniornew
synonymseniornew
Auchenipterus magdalenae Steindachner, 1878
synonymjuniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus magdalenae (Steindachner, 1878)
synonymjuniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Trachelyopterus analis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
acceptedseniornew
Trachycorystes analis Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
synonymseniororiginal2
Parauchenipterus analis (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Trachelyopterus amblops (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
acceptedseniornew
Felichthys amblops Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus amblops (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
synonymseniornew
Trachelyopterus fisheri (Eigenmann, 1916)
acceptedseniornew
Trachycorystes fisheri Eigenmann, 1916
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus fisheri (Eigenmann, 1916)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Trachelyopterus teaguei (Devincenzi, 1942)
acceptedseniornew
Trachycorystes teaguei Devincenzi, 1942
synonymseniororiginal1
Parauchenipterus teaguei (Devincenzi, 1942)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymseniornew
Auchenipterus insignis (non Steindachner, 1878)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Auchenipterus magdalenae (non Steindachner, 1878)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Trachycorystes insignis (non Steindachner, 1878)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Trachelyopterus lucenai Bertoletti, Pezzi da Silva & Pereira, 1995
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Tetranematichthys wallacei Vari & Ferraris, 2006
acceptedseniororiginal1
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tetranematichthys barthemi Peixoto & Wosiacki, 2010
acceptedseniororiginal1
Trachycorystes trachycorystes (Valenciennes, 1840)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus trachycorystes Valenciennes, 1840
synonymseniororiginal1
Trachycorystes typus Bleeker, 1862
synonymjuniororiginal1
Auchenipterus obscurus Günther, 1863
synonymjuniororiginal1
Trachycorystes obscurus (Günther, 1863)
synonymseniornew
Trachycorystes porosus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
acceptedseniororiginal2
Trachycorystes cratensis Miranda Ribeiro, 1937
acceptedseniororiginal2
Trachelyopterus cratensis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1937)
synonymseniornew
Trachycorystes menezesi Britski & Akama, 2011
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Silurus nodosus Bloch, 1794
synonymseniororiginal1
Auchenipterus furcatus Valenciennes, 1840
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Silvaichthys aguilerae Fernández-Yépez, 1973
synonymjuniororiginal1
Pseudauchenipterus affinis (Steindachner, 1877)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus affinis Steindachner, 1877
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus jequitinhonhae Steindachner, 1877
synonymseniororiginal1
Pseudauchenipterus flavescens (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
acceptedseniornew
Felichthys flavescens Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Trachelyopterichthys anduzei Ferraris & Fernandez, 1987
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Euanemus longipinnis Steindachner, 1881
synonymjuniororiginal1
Epapterus chaquensis Risso & Risso, 1962
synonymjuniororiginal1
Auchenipterus nuchalis (non Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Hypophthalmus nuchalis (non Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Auchenipterus demerarae (non Eigenmann, 1912)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Epapterus blohmi Vari, Jewett, Taphorn & Gilbert, 1984
acceptedseniororiginal1
Pseudepapterus hasemani (Steindachner, 1915)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus hasemani Steindachner, 1915
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Pseudepapterus gracilis Ferraris & Vari, 2000
acceptedseniororiginal1
Entomocorus benjamini Eigenmann, 1917
acceptedseniororiginal1
Entomocorus gameroi Mago-Leccia, 1984
acceptedseniororiginal1
Entomocorus melaphareus Akama & Ferraris, 2003
acceptedseniororiginal1
Entomocorus radiosus Reis & Borges, 2006
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Liosomadoras oncinus (Jardine, 1841)
acceptedseniornew
Arius oncinus Jardine, 1841
synonymseniororiginal1
! Lisomadoras oncinus (Jardine, 1841)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tocantinsia piresi (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)
acceptedseniornew
Glanidium piresi Miranda Ribeiro, 1920
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Trachelyichthys exilis Greenfield & Glodek, 1977
acceptedseniororiginal1
Spinipterus acsi Akama & Ferraris, 2011
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centromochlinae
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centromochlus heckelii (De Filippi, 1853)
acceptedseniornew
Auchenipterus heckelii De Filippi, 1853
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Centromochlus perugiae Steindachner, 1882
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia perugiae (Steindachner, 1882)
synonymseniornew
Centromochlus altae Fowler, 1945
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia altae (Fowler, 1945)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia schultzi (Rössel, 1962)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniornew
Tatia concolor Mees, 1974
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Tatia punctata Mees, 1974
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Tatia reticulata Mees, 1974
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Tatia simplex Mees, 1974
synonymseniororiginal1
acceptedseniornew
Tatia romani Mees, 1988
synonymseniororiginal1
Centromochlus macracanthus Soares-Porto, 2000
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centromochlus meridionalis Sarmento-Soares, Cabeceira, Carvalho, Zuanon & Akama, 2013
acceptedseniororiginal
Glanidium albescens Lütken, 1874
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glanidium ribeiroi Haseman, 1911
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Glanidium riberoi Haseman, 1911
synonymseniororiginal
Glanidium melanopterum Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glanidium cesarpintoi Ihering, 1928
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glanidium leopardum (Hoedeman, 1961)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
! Glanidium leopardus (Hoedeman, 1961)
synonymseniornew
Glanidium catharinensis Miranda Ribeiro, 1962
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Glanidium catherinensis Miranda Ribeiro, 1962
synonymseniororiginal
Glanidium bockmanni Sarmento-Soares & Buckup, 2005
acceptedseniororiginal1
Glanidium botocudo Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2013
acceptedseniororiginal2
Tatia intermedia (Steindachner, 1877)
acceptedseniornew
Centromochlus intermedius Steindachner, 1877
synonymseniororiginal1
Centromochlus aulopygius (non Kner, 1858)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Centromochlus perugiae (non Steindachner, 1882)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia aulopygia (Kner, 1858)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal1
Centromochlus intermedius (non Steindachner, 1877)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Glanidium neivai (non Ihering, 1930)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia neivai (Ihering, 1930)
acceptedseniornew
Glanidium neivai Ihering, 1930
synonymseniororiginal1
Tatia intermedia (non Steindachner, 1877)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia gyrina (Eigenmann & Allen, 1942)
acceptedseniornew
Centromochlus gyrinus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
synonymseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Tatia creutzbergi (Boeseman, 1953)
synonymjuniornew
Centromochlus aulopygius (non Kner, 1858)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia dunni (Fowler, 1945)
acceptedseniornew
Centromochlus dunni Fowler, 1945
synonymseniororiginal1
Centromochlus aulopygius (non Kner, 1858)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Centromochlus intermedius (non Steindachner, 1877)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia brunnea Mees, 1974
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia aulopygia (non Kner, 1858)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia intermedia (non Steindachner, 1877)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia galaxias Mees, 1974
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centromochlus aulopygius (non Kner, 1858)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Tatia musaica Royero, 1992
acceptedseniororiginal2
Centromochlus musaicus (Royero, 1992)
synonymseniornew
! Centromochlus musaica (Royero, 1992)
synonymseniornew
Tatia strigata Soares-Porto, 1995
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia boemia Koch & Reis, 1996
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia caxiuanensis Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia meesi Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia nigra Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia jaracatia Pavanelli & Bifi, 2009
acceptedseniororiginal1
Tatia carolae Vari & Ferraris, 2013
acceptedseniororiginal2
Tatia marthae Vari & Ferraris, 2013
acceptedseniororiginal2
Gelanoglanis stroudi Böhlke, 1980
acceptedseniororiginal1
Centromochlus stroudi (Böhlke, 1980)
synonymseniornew
Gelanoglanis nanonocticolus Soares-Porto, Walsh, Nico & Netto, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal1
Gelanoglanis travieso Rengifo, Lujan, Taphorn & Petry, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal1
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