Accepted scientific name:
Sierrathrissa leonensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Sierrathrissa leonensis Thys van den Audenaerde, 1969
Synonyms:
Microthrissa miri (non Daget, 1954) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Microthrissa miri (non Daget, 1954)
Pellonula afzeliuzi (non Johnels, 1954) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Pellonula afzeliuzi (non Johnels, 1954)
Potamothrissa miri (non Daget, 1954) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Potamothrissa miri (non Daget, 1954)
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Sledovka sierraleonská Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Vestafrikansk dværgsild Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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West African pygmy herring English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Taga rana Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Warangi Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ntita Igbo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Worongi Igbo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Imboli Ijo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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西拉棱鯡 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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西拉棱鲱 Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Salanpore Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Clupeiformes
Family Clupeidae
Genus Sierrathrissa
Distribution: Africa: Senegal to Cameroon, apparently in both lower and upper reaches of rivers, but the latter only confirmed in the case of the Niger; also the man-made lakes Kainji (Nigeria) and Volta (Ghana).
Additional data: -
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2011
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: -
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=1552
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:216266f4-60a7-102d-be47-00304854f810:col20110201