Taxonavigation: Siluriformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Siluriformes

Familia: Heptapteridae
Genus: Myoglanis
Species: M. aspredinoides – M. koepckei – M. potaroensis


Myoglanis Eigenmann, 1912

Type species: Myoglanis potaroensis Eigenmann 1912. Type by original designation.


  • Eigenmann, C. H. 1910: Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of tropical and south temperate America. In: Reports of the Princeton University expeditions to Patagonia 1896-1899. Zoology. v. 3 (pt 4): 375–511.
  • Eigenmann, C. H. 1912: The freshwater fishes of British Guiana, including a study of the ecological grouping of species, and the relation of the fauna of the plateau to that of the lowlands. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1): i-xxii + 1-578, Pls. 1-103.
  • Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., 2007, Zootaxa 1418: 1–628 [1]

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Three-barbeled Catfishes