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Actinopteri - Siluriformes - Ariidae
It was reranked as Otolithus (Arius) by Cvancara and Hoganson (1993).
It was assigned to Siluridae by Leriche (1942); to Otolithus by Cvancara and Hoganson (1993); to Siluriformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ariidae by White (1926), Sahni and Mishra (1975), Nolf and Steurbaut (1983), Weems (1999) and Schwarzhans and Bratischko (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1840||Arius Cuvier and Valenciennes|
|1926||Arius White p. 54|
|1942||Arius Leriche p. 91|
|1975||Arius Sahni and Mishra p. 11|
|1983||Arius Nolf and Steurbaut p. 150|
|1993||Otolithus (Arius) Cvancara and Hoganson p. 15|
|1999||Arius Weems p. 60|
|2002||Arius Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2011||Arius Schwarzhans and Bratischko p. 87|
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