List of Nominal Species of Pimelodidae
(Long-whiskered catfishes)
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Nominal Species (n = 180) Present allocation (n = 112) Ref.
Pimelodus absconditus Azpelicueta, 1995 Pimelodus absconditus 26641
Sovichthys abuelo Schultz, 1944 Cheirocerus abuelo 36506
Platystoma affine Valenciennes, 1840 Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 36506
Pinirampus agassizii Steindachner, 1876 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Exallodontus aguanai Lundberg, Mago-Leccia & Nass, 1991 Exallodontus aguanai 57763
Arius albicans Valenciennes, 1840 Pimelodus albicans 36506
Pimelodus albofasciatus Mees, 1974 Pimelodus albofasciatus 6868
Pimelodus altipinnis (non Steindachner, 1864) Propimelodus eigenmanni 36506
Pimelodus altissimus Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942 Pimelodus altissimus 6868
Megalonema amaxanthum Lundberg & Dahdul, 2008 Megalonema amaxanthum 79495
Propimelodus araguayae Rocha, de Oliveira & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2007 Propimelodus araguayae 58940
Galeichthys araguayensis Castelnau, 1855 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Pimelodus arekaima Jardine, 1841 Leiarius arekaima 36506
Pimelodus argenteus Perugia, 1891 Pimelodus argenteus 36506
Perugia argentina MacDonagh, 1938 Megalonema argentinum 58032
Platystoma artedii Günther, 1864 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 36506
Pimelodus atrobrunneus Vidal & Lucena, 1999 Pimelodus atrobrunneus 36506
Pimelodus barbancho Humboldt, 1821 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Platysilurus barbatus Haseman, 1911 Platysilurus mucosus 36506
Phractocephalus bicolor Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Phractocephalus hemioliopterus 36506
Pimelodus blochii Valenciennes, 1840 Pimelodus blochii 6868
Pimelodus brevis Marini, Nichols & La Monte, 1933 Pimelodus brevis 36506
Pimelodus britskii Garavello & Shibatta, 2007 Pimelodus britskii 58939
Platypogon caerulorostris Starks, 1913 Platynematichthys notatus 36506
Propimelodus caesius Parisi, Lundberg & DoNascimiento, 2006 Propimelodus caesius 57819
Brachyplatystoma capapretum Lundberg & Akama, 2005 Brachyplatystoma capapretum 55106
Sorubim caparary Spix, 1829 Pseudoplatystoma corruscans 36506
Silurus clarias (non Linnaeus, 1758) Pimelodus blochii 54621
Pimelodus clarias coprophagus Schultz, 1944 Pimelodus coprophagus 36506
Pimelodus conirostris Valenciennes, 1840 Conorhynchos conirostris 6868
Platystoma corruscans Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Pseudoplatystoma corruscans 36506
Pimelodus ctenodus Agassiz, 1829 Calophysus macropterus 36506
Ginesia cunaguaro Fernández-Yépez, 1951 Brachyplatystoma juruense 36506
Sorubim cuspicaudus Littmann, Burr & Nass, 2000 Sorubim cuspicaudus 36506
Steindachneria doceana Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Steindachneridion doceanum 56935
Hypophthalmus edentatus Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Hypophthalmus edentatus 36506
Pimelodus eigenmanni Van der Stigchel, 1946 Propimelodus eigenmanni 36506
Sorubim elongatus Littmann, Burr, Schmidt & Isern, 2001 Sorubim elongatus 40631
Platystoma emarginatum Valenciennes, 1840 Duopalatinus emarginatus 36506
Cheirocerus eques Eigenmann, 1917 Cheirocerus eques 36506
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum brevifile Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 36506
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum intermedium Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 36506
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum nigricans Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 36506
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum reticulatum (non Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889) Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 59362
Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum reticulatum Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum 59362
Silurus fasciatus Linnaeus, 1766 Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum 6868
Pimelodus filamentosus Lichtenstein, 1819 Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 36506
Hypophthalmus fimbriatus Kner, 1858 Hypophthalmus fimbriatus 36506
Bagrus flavicans Castelnau, 1855 Zungaro zungaro 36506
Pimelodina flavipinnis Steindachner, 1876 Pimelodina flavipinnis 6329
Barbatus fluviatilis Feuillée, 1840 Luciopimelodus pati 26282
Pseudorhamdia fur Lütken, 1874 Pimelodus fur 36506
Pimelodus garciabarrigai Dahl, 1961 Pimelodus garciabarrigai 36506
Pseudoplatystoma garciamarquezi Royero, Buitrago-Suárez, Majica, Valderrama & Galvis, 2008 Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum 84883
Silurus gerupensis Natterer, 1858 Sorubim lima 36506
Silurus gerupoca Natterer, 1858 Hemisorubim platyrhynchos 36506
Platystoma gigas Günther, 1872 Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 36506
Conorhynchus glaber Steindachner, 1877 Conorhynchos conirostris 58032
Brachyplatystoma goeldii Eigenmann & Bean, 1907 Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 36506
Duoplatinus goeldii Steindachner, 1908 Platysilurus mucosus 36506
Pimelodina goeldii Steindachner, 1908 Cheirocerus goeldii 30570
Bagrus goliath Kner, 1858 Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii 36506
Pimelodus grosskopfii Steindachner, 1879 Pimelodus grosskopfii 36506
Pimelodus grosskopfii navarroi Schultz, 1944 Pimelodus navarroi 36506
Pimelodus grunniens Humboldt, 1821 Phractocephalus hemioliopterus 36506
Pimelodus halisodous Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008 Pimelodus halisodous 79502
Silurus hemioliopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Phractocephalus hemioliopterus 36506
Pimelodus heraldoi Azpelicueta, 2001 Pimelodus microstoma 87365
Zungaro humboldtii Bleeker, 1858 Zungaro zungaro 36506
Sorubim infraoculare Spix, 1829 Sorubim lima 36506
Aguarunichthys inpai Zuanon, Rapp Py-Daniel & Jégu, 1993 Aguarunichthys inpai 29005
Pimelodus insignis Jardine, 1841 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Paulicea jahu (non Ihering, 1898) Zungaro zungaro 36506
Paulicea jahu Ihering, 1898 Zungaro jahu 36506
Sorubim jandia Spix, 1829 Sorubimichthys planiceps 36506
Pimelodus jivaro Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942 Pimelodus jivaro 6868
Pimelodus joannis Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008 Pimelodus joannis 79502
Platystoma juruense Boulenger, 1898 Brachyplatystoma juruense 36506
Pimelodus labrosus Lütken, 1874 Iheringichthys labrosus 36506
Pimeletropis lateralis Gill, 1859 Calophysus macropterus 36506
Sorubim latirostris Miranda Ribeiro, 1920 Sorubim lima 36506
Pimelodus leptus Eigenmann & Pearson, 1942 Cheirocerus goeldii 30570
Silurus lima Natterer, 1858 Pimelodus maculatus 36506
Silurus lima Bloch & Schneider, 1801 Sorubim lima 36506
Arius longibarbis Castelnau, 1855 Leiarius longibarbis 36506
Pimelodus longifilis Posada, 1909 Pimelodus grosskopfii 36506
Platystoma luceri Weyenbergh, 1877 Sorubim lima 36506
Pimelodus luciae Rocha & Ribeiro, 2010 Pimelodus luciae 83451
Platystoma luetkeni Steindachner, 1876 Zungaro zungaro 36506
Silurus macrocephalus Larrañaga, 1923 Pseudoplatystoma corruscans 36506
Pseudorhamdia macronema Bleeker, 1864 Pimelodus blochii 36506
Pimelodus macropterus Lichtenstein, 1819 Calophysus macropterus 6868
Pimelodus maculatus Lacepède, 1803 Pimelodus maculatus 6868
Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007 Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum 59362
Platysilurus malarmo Schultz, 1944 Platysilurus malarmo 36506
Sorubim maniradii Littmann, Burr & Buitrago-Suarez, 2001 Sorubim maniradii 42966
Pteroglanis manni Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924 Sorubimichthys planiceps 36506
Hypophthalmus marginatus Valenciennes, 1840 Hypophthalmus marginatus 6868
Sciades marmoratus Gill, 1870 Leiarius marmoratus 36506
Iheringichthys megalops Eigenmann & Ward, 1907 Iheringichthys megalops 6868
Steindachneridion melanodermatum Garavello, 2005 Steindachneridion melanodermatum 56935
Pseudoplatystoma metaense Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007 Pseudoplatystoma metaense 59362
Pimelodus microstoma Steindachner, 1877 Pimelodus microstoma 36506
Pimelabditus moli Parisi & Lundberg, 2009 Pimelabditus moli 83450
Platystoma mucosa Vaillant, 1880 Platysilurus mucosus 36506
Pimelodus multicratifer Ribeiro, Lucena & Oyakawa, 2011 Pimelodus multicratifer 86673
Zungaropsis multimaculatus Steindachner, 1908 Zungaropsis multimaculatus 58032
Silurus muticus Larrañaga, 1923 Pimelodus albicans 36506
Pimelodus mysteriosus Azpelicueta, 1998 Pimelodus mysteriosus 36506
Pimelodina nasus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888 Pimelodina flavipinnis 36506
Pimelodus nigribarbis Boulenger, 1889 Parapimelodus nigribarbis 36506
Bagrus nigripunctatus Kner, 1858 Platynematichthys notatus 36506
Pimelodus notatus Jardine, 1841 Platynematichthys notatus 36506
Duopalatinus olallae Orcés V., 1977 Platysilurus olallae 58032
Hypophthalmus oremaculatus Nani & Fuster, 1947 Hypophthalmus oremaculatus 36506
Pseudoplatystoma orinocoense Buitrago-Suárez & Burr, 2007 Pseudoplatystoma orinocoense 59362
Megalonema orixanthum Lundberg & Dahdul, 2008 Megalonema orixanthum 79495
Pimelodus ornatus Kner, 1858 Pimelodus ornatus 6329
Pimelodus ortmanni Haseman, 1911 Pimelodus ortmanni 6868
Sorubimichthys ortoni Gill, 1870 Sorubimichthys planiceps 36506
Pimelodus pantaneiro Souza-Filho & Shibatta, 2007 Pimelodus pantaneiro 74927
Brachyplatystoma paraense Steindachner, 1909 Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii 36506
Platystoma parahybae Steindachner, 1877 Steindachneridion parahybae 36506
Pimelodus paranaensis Britski & Langeani, 1988 Pimelodus paranaensis 36506
Brachyplatystoma parnahybae Steindachner, 1908 Brachyplatystoma vaillantii 36506
Pimelodus pati Valenciennes, 1835 Luciopimelodus pati 36506
Silurus pati Larrañaga, 1923 Luciopimelodus pati 36506
Megalonema pauciradiatum Eigenmann, 1919 Megalonema pauciradiatum 36506
Perrunichthys perruno Schultz, 1944 Perrunichthys perruno 36506
Duopalatinus peruanus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 Duopalatinus peruanus 6329
Bagrus pictus Müller & Troschel, 1849 Leiarius pictus 36506
Pimelodus pictus Steindachner, 1876 Pimelodus pictus 36506
Pimelodus pintado Azpelicueta, Lundberg & Loureiro, 2008 Pimelodus pintado 78432
Piratinga piraaiba Goeldi, 1898 Brachyplatystoma filamentosum 36506
Bagrus piramuta Kner, 1858 Brachyplatystoma vaillantii 36506
Pimelodus pirinampu Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Pseudorhamdia piscatrix Cope, 1870 Pimelodus blochii 36506
Platystoma planiceps Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Sorubimichthys planiceps 36506
Bergiella platana Steindachner, 1908 Bergiaria platana 36506
Pimelodus platanus Günther, 1880 Megalonema platanum 36506
Pimelodus platicirris Borodin, 1927 Pimelodus platicirris 6868
Megalonema platycephalum Eigenmann, 1912 Megalonema platycephalum 36506
Megalonema platycephalum psammium Schultz, 1944 Megalonema psammium 6868
Megalonema platycephalum psammium (non Schultz, 1944) Megalonema platycephalum 26543
Brachyplatystoma platynemum Boulenger, 1898 Brachyplatystoma platynemum 55106
Platystoma platyrhynchos Valenciennes, 1840 Hemisorubim platyrhynchos 36506
Pimelodus pohli Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006 Pimelodus pohli 75972
Megalonema punctatum Meek & Hildebrand, 1913 Pimelodus punctatus 36506
Platystoma punctatum Valenciennes, 1840 Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum 36506
Platystoma punctifer Castelnau, 1855 Pseudoplatystoma punctifer 117026
Bagrus punctulatus Kner, 1858 Platynematichthys notatus 36506
Bagropsis reinhardti Lütken, 1874 Bagropsis reinhardti 36506
Bagrus reticulatus Kner, 1858 Brachyplatystoma vaillantii 36506
Megalonema rhabdostigma Fowler, 1914 Pimelodus ornatus 36506
Megalonema robustum Meek & Hildebrand, 1913 Pimelodus punctatus 36506
Bagrus rousseauxii Castelnau, 1855 Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii 36506
Steindachneria scripta Miranda Ribeiro, 1918 Steindachneridion scriptum 58032
Steindachneria scripta punctata Miranda Ribeiro, 1918 Steindachneridion punctatum 56935
Platystoma spatula Spix & Agassiz, 1829 Sorubimichthys planiceps 36506
Pimelodus spegazzinii Perugia, 1891 Parapimelodus valenciennis 36506
Hypophthalmus spixii Valenciennes, 1840 Hypophthalmus edentatus 36506
Taenionema steerei Eigenmann & Bean, 1907 Brachyplatystoma platynemum 6868
Pimelodus stewarti Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008 Pimelodus stewarti 79502
Platystoma sturio Kner, 1858 Platystomatichthys sturio 36506
Iheringichthys syi Azpelicueta & Britski, 2012 Iheringichthys syi 89852
Pimelodus tetramerus Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006 Pimelodus tetramerus 58353
Platystoma tigrinum Valenciennes, 1840 Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum 36506
Merodontotus tigrinus Britski, 1981 Brachyplatystoma tigrinum 36506
Aguarunichthys tocantinsensis Zuanon, Rapp Py-Daniel & Jégu, 1993 Aguarunichthys tocantinsensis 29005
Aguarunichthys torosus Stewart, 1986 Aguarunichthys torosus 36506
Sorubim trigonocephalus Miranda Ribeiro, 1920 Sorubim trigonocephalus 36506
Platystoma truncatum Agassiz, 1829 Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum 36506
Pinirampus typus Bleeker, 1862 Pinirampus pirinampu 36506
Silurus undecimradiatus Larrañaga, 1923 Luciopimelodus pati 93826
Platystoma vaillantii Valenciennes, 1840 Brachyplatystoma vaillantii 36506
Silurus vaillantii Cuvier, 1816 Brachyplatystoma vaillantii 86870
Pimelodus valenciennis Lütken, 1874 Parapimelodus valenciennis 36506
Pimelodus westermanni Lütken, 1874 Bergiaria westermanni 36506
Megalonema xanthum Eigenmann, 1912 Megalonema xanthum 36506
Pimelodus zungaro Humboldt, 1821 Zungaro zungaro 36506
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