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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Ordo: Siluriformes
Familia: Mochokidae
Genus: Mochokus
Species: M. brevis - M. niloticus


Mochokus Joannis, 1835

Type species: Mochokus niloticus Joannis, 1835. Type by monotypy. Gender: Masculine.


* Joannis, L. de 1835: Observations sur les poissons du Nil, et description de plusieurs espèces nouvelles. [Also includes: Tableau des poissons du Nil.]. Magasin de Zoologie, 1835 (5 anneé): 53 pp. numbered as Classe IV, Pls. 1-15.
* Vigliotta, T.R. 2008: A phylogenetic study of the African catfish family Mochokidae (Osteichthyes, Ostariophysi, Silurigormes), with a key to genera. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 157: 73-136.
* Ferraris, C.J., Jr. 2007: Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa, 1418: 1-628. [1]

Vernacular names
English: Catfish

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