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Kryptopterus Bleeker [P.] 1857:472 Masc. Kryptopterus micropus Bleeker 1857. Type by subsequent designation. Also appeared in Bleeker 1858:255, 257, 283 [ref. 365]. Type designated by Bleeker 1862:395 [ref. 391] or 1862:18 [ref. 393], also 1863:116 [ref. 401]. Cryptopterus G√ľnther 1864:6, 38 [ref. 1974] is an unjustified emendation (as emended it is preoccupied by Cryptopterus Kaup 1859 in fishes). See Ferraris 2007:369 [ref. 29155] for first reviser selecting Kryptopterus over Kryptopterichthys when recognized as congeneric. See van Oijen et al. 2009:246 [ref. 30423]. •Valid as Kryptopterus Bleeker 1857 [sometimes dated to 1858] -- (Haig 1952:92, 106 [ref. 12607], Kottelat 1985:268 [ref. 11441], Burgess 1989:86 [ref. 12860], Kottelat 1989:14 [ref. 13605], Roberts 1989:145 [ref. 6439], Bornbusch 1995 [ref. 22289], Dai in Chu et al. 1999:88 [ref. 24534], Ng 2002:67 [ref. 26067], Ng 2003:1 [ref. 27142], Ng 2003:1 [ref. 27568], Ng 2004:1 [ref. 27356], Ng et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27647], Ferraris 2007:369 [ref. 29155] dated 185, Ng & Kottelat 2013:308 [ref. 32548], Kottelat 2013:233 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Valid as Kryptopterus Bleeker 1857. Siluridae.