Silurus Linnaeus 1758 (catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Siluridae

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

Sister taxa: Ameiurus, Amiurus, Ichthyophis muelleri, Pimelodus, Pseudeutropius, Rhineastes

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Quaternary of Turkmenistan (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Germany (1), Moldova (1), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Austria (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), Turkey (2), Ukraine (2)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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