Galeichthys feliceps

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: 63

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Galeichthys feliceps


Galeichthys feliceps  ZBK  Valenciennes, 1840

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? Pimelodes fossor  ZBK  Lichtenstein 1823: 112. Type locality: Cape of Good Hope , South Africa. No types known. 

Galeichthys feliceps  ZBK  Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 29, pl. 424. Type locality: vicinity of Cape of Good Hope , South Africa. Syntypes: MNHN A-9361 to A-9365. 

Bagre capensis  Smith, 1840: no pagination, pl. 8. Type-locality: Cape of Good Hope , South Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1857.6.13.147. 

Galeichthys ocellatus  ZBK  Gilchrist & Thompson, 1916: 60. Type-locality: Zwartkops R., Algoa Bay , South Africa. Holotype: PEM. 

Distribution: Southern Africa.

Countries: South Africa.

Habitat: Predominantly marine waters.

Maximum size: 550 mm TL.

Material examined: AMNH 97276 (2 al), Angola  , Walfish Bay , Namibia  ; MZUSP 87694 (1 al) (1 c&s), Namibia  .