Synodontis ruandae

Taxonavigation

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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: Mochokidae
Subfamilia: Mochokinae
Genus: Synodontis
Species: Synodontis ruandae

Name

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Synodontis ruandae Matthes, 1959

  • Holotype: MRAC 130345.
  • Paratypes (14): MRAC 87703-07 (5), 91859-61 (3), 99807-11 (5), 130346-55 (10), 130356 (1).

Type locality: Kagera at Rusumu [1], Rwanda.

Etymology: The species epithet ruandae is derived from its type locality, Rwanda.

Vernacular names

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Ikinyarwanda: Impahwa

References

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  • Banyankimbona, G., Vreven, E., Ntakimazi, G. & Snoeks, J.; 2012: The riverine fishes of Burundi (East Central Africa): an annotated checklist. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 23, (3): 273–288.
  • De Vos, L., Snoeks, J. & Thys van den Audenaerde, D.; 2001: An annotated checklist of the fishes of Rwanda (East Central Africa), with historical data on introductions of commercially important species. Journal of East African History, 90: 41–68.
  • Matthes, H.; 1959: Poissons nouveaux du Ruanda. Folia Scientifica Africae Centralis, 5 (3): 62.
  • Poll, M.; 1971: Révision des Synodontis Africains (Famille Mochocidae). Annales du Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Serie 8, Sciences Zoologiques, 191: 1–497.
  • Seegers, L.; 2008: Die Welse Afrikas. Ein Handbuch für Bestimmung und Pflege. Tetra Verlag, Berlin-Velten. / The catfishes of Africa. A handbook for identification and maintenance. Aqualog Verlag, Rodgau, Germany.
  • Synodontis ruandae in Catalog of Fishes, Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R. & van der Laan, R. (eds.) 2024. Catalog of Fishes electronic version.