Satyrichthys Kaup, 1873, Kaup, 1873

Kawai, Toshio, 2013, Revision of the peristediid genus Satyrichthys (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) with the description of a new species, S. milleri sp. nov., Zootaxa 3635 (4), pp. 419-438: 420

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Satyrichthys Kaup, 1873


Satyrichthys Kaup, 1873  

Satyrichthys Kaup, 1873: 82   (type species: Peristethus rieffeli Kaup, 1859   ).

Acanthostedion Fowler, 1943: 75   (type species: Acanthostedion rugosum Fowler, 1943   ).

Diagnosis. Upper jaw teeth absent; lateral margin of head smooth; posterior parts of lower lateral rows of bony plates separated from each other; barbels on lower jaw not branched except for posteriormost lip and chin barbels (some species without chin barbels); fewer than 20 soft rays in dorsal and anal fin.