Clarias Scopoli 1777 (catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Siluridae

Parent taxon: Siluridae according to A. S. Woodward 1901

See also Sereno et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Amiurus, Heterobranchus, Ichthyophis muelleri, Pimelodus, Pseudeutropius, Rhineastes, Silurus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (7 collections), Egypt (38), Eritrea (1), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (20), Niger (3), Tanzania (15), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (15), Uganda (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (3), Malawi (1), Tanzania (6)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Tanzania (5)

• Miocene of Egypt (1), Kenya (3), Saudi Arabia (2), the United Arab Emirates (1)

Total: 126 collections including 127 occurrences

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