WoRMS taxon details

Silurus Linnaeus, 1758

154200  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154200)

accepted
Genus
Siluris (misspelling)
Species Silurus aristotelis Garman, 1890
Species Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Silurus cerulescens Rafinesque, 1820
Species Silurus chantrei Sauvage, 1882
Species Silurus duanensis Hu, Lan & Zhang, 2004
Species Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Silurus grahami Regan, 1907
Species Silurus lanzhouensis Chen, 1977
Species Silurus mento Regan, 1904
Species Silurus soldatovi Nikolskii & Soin, 1948
Species Silurus triostegus Heckel, 1843

Species Silurus 16-radiatus Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Genidens barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
Species Silurus affinis Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus afghana Günther, 1864 accepted as Pterocryptis gangelica Peters, 1861 (synonym)
Species Silurus anguillaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Clarias anguillaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus anostomus Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Ompok pabda (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Silurus apogon Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Phalacronotus apogon (Bleeker, 1851) (synonym)
Species Silurus arab Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)
Species Silurus argentata Swainson, 1839 accepted as Clupisoma garua (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Silurus aspredo Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Silurus atherinoides Bloch, 1794 accepted as Pachypterus atherinoides (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus attu Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus bagre Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Bagre bagre (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Silurus batrachus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Silurus bimaculatus Bloch, 1794 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus biserratus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus boalis Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus callarias Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Synodontis clarias (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus callichthys Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Callichthys callichthys (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Silurus calvarius Basilewsky, 1855 accepted as Tachysurus sinensis Lacepède, 1803 (synonym)
Species Silurus cataphractus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acanthodoras cataphractus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus catus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ameiurus catus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus chechra Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus chilensis Molina, 1782 accepted as Diplomystes chilensis (Molina, 1782) (synonym)
Species Silurus cinereus Dabry de Thiersant, 1872 accepted as Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Silurus clarias Bloch, 1782 accepted as Pimelodus blochii Valenciennes, 1840
Species Silurus coecutiens Lichtenstein, 1819 accepted as Cetopsis coecutiens (Lichtenstein, 1819)
Species Silurus coenosus Richardson, 1836 accepted as Ameiurus nebulosus (Lesueur, 1819)
Species Silurus cornutus Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Macroramphosus scolopax (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus costatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Platydoras costatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus cryptopterus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Kryptopterus cryptopterus (Bleeker, 1851)
Species Silurus cuvieri Gray, 1830 accepted as Ailia coila (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Silurus dauuricus Pallas, 1787 accepted as Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Silurus docmak Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Bagrus docmak (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Silurus duda Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788 accepted as Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Silurus fasciatus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Species Silurus felis Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Ariopsis felis (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)
Species Silurus fossilis Bloch, 1794 accepted as Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus galeatus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Trachelyopterus galeatus (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)
Species Silurus garua Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Clupisoma garua (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Silurus gerupensis Natterer, 1858 accepted as Sorubim lima (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Silurus hemioliopterus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus herzbergii Bloch, 1794 accepted as Sciades herzbergii (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus hexadactylus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Platystacus cotylephorus Bloch, 1794
Species Silurus hypophthalmus Bleeker, 1846 accepted as Ompok hypophthalmus (Bleeker, 1846) (synonym)
Species Silurus imberbis Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835 (synonym)
Species Silurus inermis Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Ageneiosus inermis (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)
Species Silurus japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Silurus asotus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Silurus lamghur Heckel, 1838 accepted as Ompok pabda (Hamilton, 1822) (synonym)
Species Silurus laticeps Swainson, 1838 accepted as Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus lima Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Sorubim lima (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (synonym)
Species Silurus lineatus Thunberg, 1787 accepted as Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787)
Species Silurus lividus Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Ameiurus natalis (Lesueur, 1819) (synonym)
Species Silurus macrostomus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus maculatus Thunberg, 1792 accepted as Arius maculatus (Thunberg, 1792)
Species Silurus marinus Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Bagre marinus (Mitchill, 1815)
Species Silurus marinus Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Genidens barbus (Lacepède, 1803)
Species Silurus melas Rafinesque, 1820 accepted as Ameiurus melas (Rafinesque, 1820) (synonym)
Species Silurus microcephalus Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus micronemus Bleeker, 1846 accepted as Phalacronotus micronemus (Bleeker, 1846) (synonym)
Species Silurus militaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Osteogeneiosus militaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Silurus morehensis Arunkumar & Tombi Singh, 1997 accepted as Pterocryptis berdmorei (Blyth, 1860) (synonym)
Species Silurus muelleri Bleeker, 1846 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus mulleri Bleeker, 1846 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Species Silurus mysoricus Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794) (synonym)
Species Silurus mystus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Silurus nebulosus Swainson, 1839 accepted as Ompok bimaculatus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus nigrescens Lesueur, 1819 accepted as Ameiurus nebulosus (Lesueur, 1819)
Species Silurus nodosus Bloch, 1794 accepted as Pseudauchenipterus nodosus (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus pabda Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Ompok pabda (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Silurus pabo Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Ompok pabo (Hamilton, 1822)
Species Silurus parkeri Traill, 1832 accepted as Sciades parkeri (Traill, 1832)
Species Silurus pati Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Luciopimelodus pati (Valenciennes, 1835)
Species Silurus pelusius Solander, 1794 accepted as Mystus pelusius (Solander, 1794)
Species Silurus phalacronotus Bleeker, 1851 accepted as Phalacronotus micronemus (Bleeker, 1846) (synonym)
Species Silurus punctatus Rafinesque, 1818 accepted as Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818) (synonym)
Species Silurus pygmaeus Natterer, 1858 accepted as Cetopsis gobioides Kner, 1858 (ambiguous synonym)
Species Silurus quadricostatus Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842) (synonym)
Species Silurus rivularis Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (synonym)
Species Silurus sapipoca Natterer, 1858 accepted as Rhamdia quelen (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Silurus sexdecimradiatus Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Genidens barbus (Lacepède, 1803) (synonym)
Species Silurus silurus Wulff, 1765 accepted as Silurus glanis Linnaeus, 1758
Species Silurus singio Hamilton, 1822 accepted as Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch, 1794)
Species Silurus thunbergi (Lacepède, 1803) accepted as Arius maculatus (Thunberg, 1792)
Species Silurus trigintaoctoradiatus Larrañaga, 1923 accepted as Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835 (synonym)
Species Silurus vaillantii Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (Valenciennes, 1840) (ambiguous synonym)
Species Silurus verrucosus Walbaum, 1792 accepted as Bunocephalus verrucosus (Walbaum, 1792) (synonym)
Species Silurus vittatus Bloch, 1794 accepted as Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) (synonym)
Species Silurus wallago Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Species Silurus wallagoo Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Wallago attu (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Silurus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154200 on 2018-11-15
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Silurus glanis
 Silurus glanis
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Silurus glanis
 Silurus glanis
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Silurus glanis
 Silurus glanis
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