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Ariopsis  Gill, 1861
Taxonomic Serial No.: 639019

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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  
                               FamilyAriidae Bleeker, 1862 – sea catfishes, fork-tailed catfishes, poissons-chats marins, bagres marinos  
                                  GenusAriopsis Gill, 1861  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Ariopsis assimilis (Günther, 1864) – Maya sea catfish, bagre maya 
                                     Species Ariopsis berneyi (Whitley, 1941)  
                                     Species Ariopsis bonillai (Miles, 1945)  
                                     Species Ariopsis coatesi (Kailola, 1990)  
                                     Species Ariopsis felis (Linnaeus, 1766) – hardhead catfish, bagre boca chica 
                                     Species Ariopsis festinus (Ng and Sparks, 2003)  
                                     Species Ariopsis graeffei (Kner and Steindachner, 1867) – blue salmon catfish 
                                     Species Ariopsis guatemalensis (Günther, 1864) – widehead sea catfish, bagre cuatete 
                                     Species Ariopsis insculptus (Jordan and Gilbert, 1883)  
                                     Species Ariopsis latirostris (Macleay, 1883)  
                                     Species Ariopsis lentiginosus (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1888)  
                                     Species Ariopsis madagascariensis (Vaillant, 1894)  
                                     Species Ariopsis midgleyi (Kailola and Pierce, 1988)  
                                     Species Ariopsis paucus (Kailola, 2000)  
                                     Species Ariopsis pectoralis (Kailola, 2000)  
                                     Species Ariopsis robertsi (Kailola, 1990)  
                                     Species Ariopsis seemanni (Günther, 1864) – tete sea catfish, bagre tete 
                                     Species Ariopsis surinamensis (Bleeker, 1862)  
                                     Species Ariopsis uncinatus (Ng and Sparks, 2003)  
                                     Species Ariopsis utarus (Kailola, 1990) – northcoast catfish 
                                     Species Ariopsis velutinus (Weber, 1907)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Ariopsis   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Ariopsis   
  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: Ariopsis   
  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: Ariopsis   

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