Loricariidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiSiluriformes

  • 49,805

    Occurrences
  • 926

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Loricariidae

Common names

  • armored catfishes eng
  • suckermouth armored catfishes eng
  • suckermouth catfishes eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

accepted family

Living period

48.6 to 5.333 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Nektobenthic

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Siluriformes
family
Loricariidae
genus
116
species
926
 
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Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. N. and R. Fricke, and R. van der Laan (eds). (2016). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version.

Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (120970105) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.