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Astroblepus  Humboldt, 1805
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164384

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyAstroblepidae Bleeker, 1862 – naked sucker-mouth catfishes, climbing catfishes  
                                  GenusAstroblepus Humboldt, 1805  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Astroblepus boulengeri (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus brachycephalus (Günther, 1859)  
                                     Species Astroblepus caquetae Fowler, 1943  
                                     Species Astroblepus chapmani (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                     Species Astroblepus chimborazoi (Fowler, 1915)  
                                     Species Astroblepus chotae (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus cirratus (Regan, 1912)  
                                     Species Astroblepus cyclopus (Humboldt, 1805)  
                                     Species Astroblepus eigenmanni (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus festae (Boulenger, 1898)  
                                     Species Astroblepus fissidens (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus formosus Fowler, 1945  
                                     Species Astroblepus frenatus Eigenmann, 1918  
                                     Species Astroblepus grixalvii Humboldt, 1805  
                                     Species Astroblepus guentheri (Boulenger, 1887)  
                                     Species Astroblepus heterodon (Regan, 1908)  
                                     Species Astroblepus homodon (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus jurubidae Fowler, 1944  
                                     Species Astroblepus labialis Pearson, 1937  
                                     Species Astroblepus latidens Eigenmann, 1918  
                                     Species Astroblepus longiceps Pearson, 1924  
                                     Species Astroblepus longifilis (Steindachner, 1882)  
                                     Species Astroblepus mancoi Eigenmann in Myers, 1928  
                                     Species Astroblepus mariae (Fowler, 1919)  
                                     Species Astroblepus marmoratus (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus micrescens Eigenmann, 1918  
                                     Species Astroblepus mindoense (Regan, 1916)  
                                     Species Astroblepus nicefori Myers, 1932  
                                     Species Astroblepus orientalis (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                     Species Astroblepus peruanus (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                     Species Astroblepus phelpsi Schultz, 1944  
                                     Species Astroblepus pholeter Collette, 1962  
                                     Species Astroblepus pirrensis (Meek and Hildebrand, 1913)  
                                     Species Astroblepus praeliorum Allen in Eigenmann and Allen, 1942  
                                     Species Astroblepus prenadillus (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                     Species Astroblepus regani (Pellegrin, 1909)  
                                     Species Astroblepus rengifoi Dahl, 1960  
                                     Species Astroblepus retropinnus (Regan, 1908)  
                                     Species Astroblepus riberae Cardona and Guerao, 1994  
                                     Species Astroblepus rosei Eigenmann, 1922  
                                     Species Astroblepus sabalo (Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840)  
                                     Species Astroblepus santanderensis Eigenmann, 1918  
                                     Species Astroblepus simonsii (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus stuebeli (Wandolleck, 1916)  
                                     Species Astroblepus supramollis Pearson, 1937  
                                     Species Astroblepus taczanowskii (Boulenger, 1890)  
                                     Species Astroblepus theresiae (Steindachner, 1907)  
                                     Species Astroblepus trifasciatus (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                     Species Astroblepus ubidiai (Pellegrin, 1931)  
                                     Species Astroblepus unifasciatus (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                     Species Astroblepus vaillanti (Regan, 1904)  
                                     Species Astroblepus vanceae (Eigenmann, 1913)  
                                     Species Astroblepus ventralis (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                     Species Astroblepus whymperi (Boulenger, 1890)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Astroblepus   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Astroblepus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Astroblepus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Astroblepus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Astroblepus   

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