Neoarius berneyi

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 76-77

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Neoarius berneyi


Neoarius berneyi  (Whitley, 1941)

Tachysurus (Pararius) berneyi  ZBK  Whitley, 1941: 9, fig. 8. Type locality: Pools of Flinders River, near Hughender and Richmond , Queensland, Australia. Holotype: AMS I.13076  . Paratypes: AMS I.13075  , I.8077-88  .

Arius cleptolepis  ZBK  Roberts, 1978: 37, figs. 15, 20e. Type locality: Elevala River , Upper Fly River , Papua New Guinea, 6°05.7’S, 141°27.7’E. Holotype: AMS I.13076GoogleMaps  . Paratypes: USNM 217071GoogleMaps  , KFRS 618.01, 217070, 217071, 217072GoogleMaps  .

Distribution: Southern New Guinea and northern Australia.

Countries: Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Habitat: Freshwater.

Maximum size: 480 mm SL.

Material examined: AMNH 51648 (2 al, 166-210 mm TL), Australia, Northern Territory, Red Lily lagoon, 9 miles northeast of Elsey Homestead   ; LACM 44931-1 (2 al, 99-203 mm TL), Australia, Northern Territory, Wilton River, channel coming out of lagoon   ; MZUSP 38657 (1 al, 113 mm SL), Australia, northern Australia, Wilton River   .