Lake Biwa giant catfish Silurus biwaensis, copyright Kenpei.

Belongs within: Siluriformes.

The Siluridae, sheatfishes, are an Old World group of catfishes in which the dorsal fin is small or absent and the adipose fin is absent (Bond 1996).

    |  i. s.: Wallagonia attu B96
    |         Wallago attu SLH06, DR72
    |         Hemisilurus moolenberghi SLH06
    |         Micronema apogon SLH06
    |         Kryptopterus minor SLH06
    |         Rita JR10
    |           |--R. manillensis JR10
    |           `--R. rita SLH06
    |--Callophysus [Callophysinae] F15
    |    `--C. macropterus F15
    |--Torpedo [Torpedininae] F15
    |    `--T. electricus F15
    |--Porcinae F15
    |    |--Porcus bajad F15
    |    |--Bagroides melapterus F15
    |    `--Hypselobagrus F15
    |         |--H. cavasius F15
    |         |--H. micracanthus F15
    |         `--H. nigriceps F15
    `--Silurinae F15
         |--Physailia villiersi Boulenger 1912 F15
         |--Ansorgia vittata Boulenger 1912 F15
         |--Pterocryptis F15
         |    |--P. anomala SLH06
         |    `--P. gangeticus F15
         |--Eutropius F15
         |    |--E. depressirostris F15
         |    `--E. seraoi Boulenger 1910 F15
         `--Silurus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. anguillaris Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. ascita Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. asotus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. aspredo Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. auritus CS77
              |--S. batrachus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. biwaensis T90
              |--S. callichthys Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. cataphractus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. catus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. clarias Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. costatus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. glanis Linnaeus 1758 SE08
              |--S. lithophilus T90
              |--S. militaris Linnaeus 1758 L58
              |--S. mystus Linnaeus 1758 L58
              `--S. undecimalis Linnaeus 1758 L58

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B96] Bond, C. E. 1996. Biology of Fishes 2nd ed. Saunders College Publishing: Fort Worth.

[CS77] Cramp, S., & K. E. L. Simmons (eds) 1977. Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palaearctic vol. 1. Ostrich to Ducks. Oxford University Press: Oxford.

[DR72] Desai, V. R., & K. J. Rao. 1972. A note on the location of breeding pits of Mystus seenghala (Sykes) in Jamonia Tank near Bhopal. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 69 (1): 199–202.

[F15] Fowler, H. W. 1915. Notes on nematognathous fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 67 (2): 203–243.

[JR10] Jordan, D. S., & R. E. Richardson. 1910. Check-list of the species of fishes known from the Philippine archipelago. Bureau of Printing: Manila.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[SE08] Sevcsik, A., & T. Erös. 2008. A revised catalogue of freshwater fishes of Hungary and the neighbouring countries in the Hungarian Natural History Museum (Pisces). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 100: 331–383.

[SLH06] Sullivan, J. P., J. G. Lundberg & M. Hardman. 2006. A phylogenetic analysis of the major groups of catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using rag1 and rag2 nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 636–662.

[T90] Taguchi, S. 1990. Nihon no Sakana. Kogakukan: Tokyo.

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