Genus Neosiluroides


A monotypic genus of eeltail catfishes with skin covered in minute papillae, a thick skin covering forming an outer chamber around the posterior nostril, and a high vertebral count.

Neosiluroides Allen & Feinberg 1998.

Author: Bray, D.J. 2018

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Neosiluroides in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Dec 2023,


Allen, G.R. & Feinberg, M.N. 1998. Descriptions of a new genus and four new species of freshwater catfishes (Plotosidae) from Australia. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 3(1): 9-18 figs 1-6

Allen, G.R., Midgley, S.H. & Allen, M. 2002. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 394 pp.