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Clarias (catfish)

Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Clariidae

Taxonomy
Clarias was named by Scopoli (1777). It is extant.

It was assigned to Siluridae by Woodward (1901); and to Clariidae by Sereno et al. (2008).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1777Clarias Scopoli
1901Clarias Woodward p. 324
2008Clarias Sereno et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteoglossocephalai
ClupeocephalaPatterson and Rosen 1977
Otomorpha
Ostariophysi(Jordan and Evermann 1896)
Otophysa
superorderCharaciphysae
orderSiluriformes
suborderSiluroidei
familyClariidaeBonaparte 1846
genusClariasScopoli 1777

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: freshwatero
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:43:11
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:34:22
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Miocene to the top of the Holocene or 23.03000 to 0.00000 Ma

Collections (126 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Saudi Arabia Clarias sp. (47026 47074)
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Tanzania Clarias sp. (22140 22141 22143 22145 22146)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62Kenya Clarias sp. (22303)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Kenya Clarias sp. (22288 22293)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) Clarias sp. (28245)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Egypt Clarias sp. (22592)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6Kenya Clarias sp. (22277 22278)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Tanzania Clarias sp. (22044 22144 22152 22154 22476 22477)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Malawi Clarias sp. (22271)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Kenya Clarias sp. (21414 21442 21446 21451 21453 21456 21466 21497 21499 21500 21513 21522 21526 21531 21534)
Pliocene - Pleistocene5.333 - 0.0117Uganda Clarias sp. (22178)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Kenya Clarias sp. (32116)
Late/Upper Pliocene - Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Ethiopia Clarias lazera (21546)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Ethiopia (Afar) Clarias sp. (69088)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Ethiopia Clarias sp. (21545)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Tanzania Clarias sp. (22593 22595)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Kenya Clarias sp. (21538)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Eritrea (Buia) Clarias sp. (193126)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Kenya Clarias indet. (32060 32063) Clarias sp. (32051 32053 32055 32058 32085 32087)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Tanzania Clarias sp. (22628)
Gelasian - Calabrian2.588 - 0.781Kenya Clarias sp. (22342)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Kenya Clarias sp. (21524 21836 21837 21838 21842 21843 22272 22276)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Tanzania Clarias sp. (21974)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Egypt Clarias anguillaris (21885 21886 21887 21890 21891 21892) Clarias sp. (21853 21898 21899 21901 21905 21906)
Pleistocene2.588 - 0.0117Egypt (Kom Ombo Plain) Clarias anguillaris (22508 22509 22513 22514 22516 22519 22520 22522 22523 22524 22526 22530 22531 22544 22545)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Egypt (Kom Ombo Plain) Clarias anguillaris (22527 22528 22529 22532 22533 22534 22536 22537 22539 22542 22543)
Pleistocene - Holocene2.588 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Clarias sp. (22098 22099 22103)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Kenya Clarias sp. (21443)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Tanzania Clarias sp. (21968 21970 21971 22041 22064 22464 22469 22620 22621 22626 22627)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Congo-Kinshasa Clarias gariepinus (22066) Clarias sp. (22065)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Congo-Kinshasa Clarias sp. (22068 22073)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Kenya Clarias sp. (22310)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Zambia Clarias gariepinus (21894)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Niger Clarias sp. (83303 83304 83305)