WoRMS taxon details

Characidae Latreille, 1825

151961  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151961)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Acestrorhamphinae Eigenmann, 1907
Subfamily Aphyocharacinae Eigenmann, 1909
Subfamily Aphyoditeinae Géry, 1972
Genus Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Atopomesus Myers, 1927
Genus Brittanichthys Géry, 1965
Genus Bryconella Géry, 1965
Genus Carlastyanax Géry, 1972
Subfamily Characidae incertae sedis
Subfamily Characinae Latreille, 1825
Subfamily Cheirodontinae Eigenmann, 1915
  » Genus Acinocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 1999
  » Genus Amazonspinther Bührnheim, Carvalho, Malabarba & Weitzman, 2008
  » Genus Aphyocheirodon Eigenmann, 1915
  » Genus Cheirodon Girard, 1855
  » Genus Cheirodontops Schultz, 1944
  » Genus Compsura Eigenmann, 1915
  » Genus Ctenocheirodon Malabarba & Jerep, 2012
  » Genus Heterocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
  » Genus Kolpotocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 2000
  » Genus Macropsobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
  » Genus Nanocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
  » Genus Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
  » Genus Prodontocharax Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
  » Genus Protocheirodon Vari, Melo & Oliveira, 2016
  » Genus Pseudocheirodon Meek & Hildebrand, 1916
  » Genus Saccoderma Schultz, 1944
  » Genus Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998
  » Genus Spintherobolus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Ctenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Dectobrycon Zarske & Géry, 2006
Genus Erythrocharax Netto-Ferreira, Birindelli, de Sousa, Mariguela & Oliveira, 2013
Genus Genycharax Eigenmann, 1912
Subfamily Gymnocharacinae Eigenmann, 1909
Genus Gymnotichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1950
Genus Jupiaba Zanata, 1997
Genus Lobodeuterodon Fowler, 1945
Genus Markiana Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Mixobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Nans Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2004
Genus Nematobrycon Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Oligobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Phallobrycon Menezes, Ferreira & Netto-Ferreira, 2009
Subfamily Pristellinae Géry & Boutière, 1964
Genus Psalidodon Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Psellogrammus Eigenmann, 1908
Subfamily Pseudochalceinae Géry, 1966
Subfamily Rhoadsiinae Fowler, 1911
Genus Schultzites Géry, 1964
Genus Scissor Günther, 1864
Genus Serrabrycon Vari, 1986
Subfamily Stethaprioninae Eigenmann, 1907
Subfamily Stevardiinae Gill, 1858
  » Genus Acrobrycon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
  » Genus Argopleura Eigenmann, 1913
  » Genus Attonitus Vari & Ortega, 2000
  » Genus Aulixidens Böhlke, 1952
  » Genus Boehlkea Géry, 1966
  » Genus Bryconacidnus Myers, 1929
  » Genus Bryconadenos Weitzman, Menezes, Evers & Burns, 2005
  » Genus Bryconamericus Eigenmann, 1907
  » Genus Caiapobrycon Malabarba & Vari, 2000
  » Genus Ceratobranchia Eigenmann, 1914
  » Genus Chrysobrycon Weitzman & Menezes, 1998
  » Genus Corynopoma Gill, 1858
  » Genus Creagrutus Günther, 1864
  » Genus Cyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003
  » Genus Cyanogaster Mattox, Britz, Toledo-Piza & Marinho, 2013
  » Genus Diapoma Cope, 1894
  » Genus Gephyrocharax Eigenmann, 1912
  » Genus Glandulocauda Eigenmann, 1911
  » Genus Hemibrycon Günther, 1864
  » Genus Hypobrycon Malabarba & Malabarba, 1994
  » Genus Hysteronotus Eigenmann, 1911
  » Genus Iotabrycon Roberts, 1973
  » Genus Knodus Eigenmann, 1911
  » Genus Landonia Eigenmann & Henn, 1914
  » Genus Lepidocharax Ferreira, Menezes & Quagio-Grassiotto, 2011
  » Genus Lophiobrycon Castro, Ribeiro, Benine & Melo, 2003
  » Genus Microgenys Eigenmann, 1913
  » Genus Mimagoniates Regan, 1907
  » Genus Monotocheirodon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
  » Genus Nantis Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2006
  » Genus Odontostoechus Gomes, 1947
  » Genus Othonocheirodus Myers, 1927
  » Genus Phenacobrycon Eigenmann, 1922
  » Genus Piabarchus Myers, 1928
  » Genus Piabina Reinhardt, 1867
  » Genus Planaltina Böhlke, 1954
  » Genus Pseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
  » Genus Pterobrycon Eigenmann, 1913
  » Genus Ptychocharax Weitzman, Fink, Machado-Allison & Royero, 1994
  » Genus Rhinobrycon Myers, 1944
  » Genus Rhinopetitia Géry, 1964
  » Genus Scopaeocharax Weitzman & Fink, 1985
  » Genus Trochilocharax Zarske, 2010
  » Genus Tyttocharax Fowler, 1913
  » Genus Xenurobrycon Myers & Miranda Ribeiro, 1945
Genus Stygichthys Brittan & Böhlke, 1965
Subfamily Tetragonopterinae Gill, 1858
Genus Thrissobrycon Böhlke, 1953
Genus Tucanoichthys Géry & Römer, 1997

Subfamily Glandulocaudinae Eigenmann, 1914 accepted as Stevardiinae Gill, 1858
Subfamily Serrasalminae Bleeker, 1859 accepted as Serrasalmidae Bleeker, 1859
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Characidae Latreille, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151961 on 2018-06-25
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



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