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Ictalurus furcatus (Valenciennes, 1840)
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
ex Lesueur (Ref. 12965).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, ichtys = fish + Greek, ailouros = cat (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Ictalurus (Greek) for fish cat; furcatus (Latin) meaning forked (referring to the tail fin) (Ref. 79012).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 163997 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS