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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharacidae 
AphiaID: 151961

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharaciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharacidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharaciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcharacins  [details]
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taxa (178)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcestrorhamphinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBramocharax Gill, 1877
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOligosarcus Günther, 1864
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAphyocharacinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphyocharacidium Géry, 1960
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphyocharax Günther, 1868
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInpaichthys Géry & Junk, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptagoniates Boulenger, 1887
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagoniates Steindachner, 1876
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhenagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionobrama Fowler, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachoviscus Myers, 1926
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenagoniates Myers, 1942
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphyoditeinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphyodite Eigenmann, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxelrodia Géry, 1965
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroschemobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxybrycon Géry, 1964
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParecbasis Eigenmann, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyttobrycon Géry, 1973
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtopomesus Myers, 1927
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrittanichthys Géry, 1965
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryconella Géry, 1965
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarlastyanax
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharacidae incertae sedis
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharacidiinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmocryptocharax Weitzman & Kanazawa, 1976
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacidium Reinhardt, 1867
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElachocharax Myers, 1927
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryichthys Zarske, 1997
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlausewitzia Géry, 1965
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocharacidium Buckup, 1993
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocharacidium Buckup, 1993
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocharacidium Buckup, 1993
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontocharacidium Buckup, 1993
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkiotocharax Presswell, Weitzman & Bergquist, 2000
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharacinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocharax Eigenmann, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcestrocephalus Eigenmann, 1910
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryconexodon Géry, 1980
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharax Scopoli, 1777
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynopotamus Valenciennes, 1850
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExodon Müller & Troschel, 1844
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaleocharax Fowler, 1910
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhenacogaster Eigenmann, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriocharax Weitzman & Vari, 1987
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoeboexodon Géry, 1959
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoeboides Günther, 1864
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCheirodontinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcinocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 1999
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmazonspinther Bührnheim, Carvalho, Malabarba & Weitzman, 2008
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphyocheirodon Eigenmann, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheirodon Girard, 1855
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheirodontops Schultz, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsura Eigenmann, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenocheirodon Malabarba & Jerep, 2012
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKolpotocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 2000
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacropsobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontostilbe Cope, 1870
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProdontocharax Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocheirodon Meek & Hildebrand, 1916
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccoderma Schultz, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrapinnus Malabarba, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpintherobolus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDectobrycon Zarske & Géry, 2006
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrocharax Netto-Ferreiro, Birindelli, de Sousa, Mariguela & Oliveira, 2013
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenycharax Eigenmann, 1912
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlandulocaudinae
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnocharacinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoptobrycon Géry, 1966
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrundulus Valenciennes, 1846
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnocharacinus Steindachner, 1903
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnotichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1950
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJupiaba Zanata, 1997
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobodeuterodon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarkiana Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMixobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNans
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematobrycon Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOligobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhallobrycon Menezes, Ferreira & Netto-Ferreira, 2009
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristellinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBario Myers, 1940
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeuterodon Eigenmann, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEctrepopterus Fowler, 1943
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHasemania Ellis, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigrammus Gill, 1858
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphessobrycon Durbin, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxiops Zanata & Akama, 2004
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacheirodon Géry, 1960
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapristella Géry, 1964
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetitella Géry & Boutière, 1964
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristella Eigenmann, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProbolodus Eigenmann, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThayeria Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsalidodon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsellogrammus Eigenmann, 1908
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudochalceinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHollandichthys Eigenmann, 1910
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudochalceus Kner, 1863
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhoadsiinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarlana Strand, 1928
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematocharax Weitzman, Menezes & Britski, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastremma Eigenmann, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhoadsia Fowler, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchultzites Géry, 1964
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScissor Günther, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrabrycon Vari, 1986
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSerrasalminae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyletes
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSerrasalmo
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStethaprioninae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachychalcinus Boulenger, 1892
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthospinus Reis, 1989
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoptella Eigenmann, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStethaprion Cope, 1870
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStevardiinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrobrycon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgopleura Eigenmann, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAttonitus Vari & Ortega, 2000
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulixidens Böhlke, 1952
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoehlkea Géry, 1966
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryconacidnus Myers, 1929
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryconadenos Weitzman, Menezes, Evers & Burns, 2005
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBryconamericus Eigenmann, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaiapobrycon Malabarba & Vari, 2000
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratobranchia Eigenmann, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysobrycon Weitzman & Menezes, 1998
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorynopoma Gill, 1858
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCreagrutus Günther, 1864
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanogaster Mattox, Britz, Toledo-Piza & Marinho, 2013
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiapoma Cope, 1894
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGephyrocharax Eigenmann, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlandulocauda Eigenmann, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemibrycon Günther, 1864
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypobrycon Malabarba & Malabarba, 1994
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHysteronotus Eigenmann, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIotabrycon Roberts, 1973
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKnodus Eigenmann, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLandonia Eigenmann & Henn, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidocharax Ferreira, Menezes & Quagio-Grassiotto, 2011
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiobrycon Castro, Ribeiro, Benine & Melo, 2003
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrogenys Eigenmann, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMimagoniates Regan, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonotocheirodon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNantis Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontostoechus Gomes, 1947
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOthonocheirodus Myers, 1927
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhenacobrycon Eigenmann, 1922
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiabarchus Myers, 1928
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPiabina Reinhardt, 1867
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanaltina Böhlke, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterobrycon Eigenmann, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtychocharax Weitzman, Fink, Machado-Allison & Royero, 1994
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobrycon Myers, 1944
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinopetitia Géry, 1964
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopaeocharax Weitzman & Fink, 1985
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrochilocharax Zarske, 2010
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyttocharax Fowler, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenurobrycon Myers & Miranda Ribeiro, 1945
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStygichthys Brittan & Böhlke, 1965
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonopterinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragonopterus Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrissobrycon Böhlke, 1953
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTucanoichthys Géry & Römer, 1997

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegalamphodus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphessobrycon Durbin, 1908
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151961
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Characidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151961 on 2014-12-28
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