Introductio ad historiam naturalem, sistens genera lapidum, plantarum et animalium hactenus detecta, caracteribus essentialibus donata, in tribus divisa, subinde ad leges naturae

Giovanni Antonio (Johann Anton) Scopoli

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This short passage is the accepted definition of the genus name Channa . Historically It is the 2nd publishing of the description of the genus Channa .This description relies on Theodor Laurens Gronovius book Zoophylacium Gronovianum . Furthermore, it is the genus description which is the accepted by the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature (Opinion 86, 1925).

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Genus III Anomedio

Divisio III

Apodes Pinnis ventralibus veris nullis. Channa. Gronow. Os lattisimum. Abdomen planum. Os dentibus minimis. Membrana branch. Off. 5). Pinnae inermes, 5).

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Acknowledgement and Source(s)

This passage was published in the book with the above title on page 459 and was published in Prague 1777.

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