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characins
Characidae

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 178

subfamily Serrasalminae
genus Acanthocharax Eigenmann, 1912
genus Acestrocephalus Eigenmann, 1910
genus Acinocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 1999
genus Acnodon Eigenmann, 1903
genus Acrobrycon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
genus Agoniates Müller & Troschel, 1845
genus Amazonspinther Bührnheim, Carvalho, Malabarba & Weitzman, 2008
genus Aphyocharacidium Géry, 1960
genus Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
genus Aphyocheirodon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Aphyodite Eigenmann, 1912
genus Argopleura Eigenmann, 1913
genus Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
genus Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
genus Atopomesus Myers, 1927
genus Attonitus Vari & Ortega, 2000
genus Aulixidens Böhlke, 1952
genus Axelrodia Géry, 1965
genus Bario Myers, 1940
genus Boehlkea Géry, 1966
genus Brachychalcinus Boulenger, 1892
genus Bramocharax Gill, 1877
genus Brittanichthys Géry, 1965
genus Brycon Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Bryconacidnus Myers, 1929
genus Bryconadenos Weitzman, Menezes, Evers & Burns, 2005
genus Bryconamericus Eigenmann, 1907
genus Bryconella Géry, 1965
genus Bryconexodon Géry, 1980
genus Bryconops Kner, 1858
genus Caiapobrycon Malabarba & Vari, 2000
genus Carlana Strand, 1982
genus Carlastyanax Géry, 1972
genus Catoprion Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Ceratobranchia Eigenmann, 1914
genus Chalceus Cuvier, 1818
genus Chalcinus
genus Characinus
genus Charax Scopoli, 1777
genus Cheirodon Girard, 1855
genus Cheirodontops Schultz, 1944
genus Chilobrycon Géry & de Rham, 1981
genus Chrysobrycon Weitzman & Menezes, 1998
genus Clupeacharax Pearson, 1924
genus Colossoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
genus Compsura Eigenmann, 1915
genus Coptobrycon Géry, 1966
genus Corynopoma Gill, 1858
genus Creagrutus Günther, 1864
genus Ctenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
genus Cyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003
genus Cynopotamus Valenciennes, 1849
genus Deuterodon Eigenmann, 1907
genus Diapoma Cope, 1894
genus Engraulisoma Castro, 1981
genus Exodon Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Galeocharax Fowler, 1910
genus Genycharax Eigenmann, 1912
genus Gephyrocharax Eigenmann, 1912
genus Glandulocauda Eigenmann, 1911
genus Gnathocharax Fowler, 1913
genus Grundulus Valenciennes, 1846
genus Gymnocharacinus Steindachner, 1903
genus Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908
genus Gymnotichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1950
genus Hasemania Ellis, 1911
genus Hemibrycon Günther, 1864
genus Hemigrammus Gill, 1858
genus Henochilus Garman, 1890
genus Heterocharax Eigenmann, 1912
genus Heterocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
genus Hollandichthys Eigenmann, 1910
genus Hoplocharax Géry, 1966
genus Hyphessobrycon Durbin, 1908
genus Hypobrycon Malabarba & Malabarba, 1994
genus Hysteronotus Eigenmann, 1911
genus Iguanodectes Cope, 1872
genus Inpaichthys Géry & Junk, 1977
genus Iotabrycon Roberts, 1973
genus Jupiaba Zanata, 1997
genus Knodus Eigenmann, 1911
genus Kolpotocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 2000
genus Landonia Eigenmann & Henn, 1914
genus Leptagoniates Boulenger, 1887
genus Leptobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Lignobrycon Eigenmann & Myers, 1929
genus Lobodeuterodon Fowler, 1945
genus Lonchogenys Myers, 1927
genus Lophiobrycon Castro, Ribeira, Benine & Melo, 2003
genus Macropsobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Markiana Eigenmann, 1903
genus Microgenys Eigenmann, 1913
genus Microschemobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Mimagoniates Regan, 1907
genus Mixobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903
genus Monotocheirodon Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
genus Mylesinus Valenciennes, 1850
genus Myletes
genus Myleus Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Myloplus Gill, 1896
genus Mylossoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
genus Myxiops Zanata & Akama, 2004
genus Nanocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
genus Nans Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2004
genus Nematobrycon Eigenmann, 1911
genus Nematocharax Weitzman, Menezes & Britski, 1986
genus Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
genus Odontostoechus Gomes, 1947
genus Oligobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Oligosarcus Günther, 1864
genus Orthospinus Reis, 1989
genus Ossubtus Jégu, 1992
genus Othonocheirodus Myers, 1927
genus Oxybrycon Géry, 1964
genus Paracheirodon Géry, 1960
genus Paragoniates Steindachner, 1876
genus Parapristella Géry, 1964
genus Parastremma Eigenmann, 1912
genus Parecbasis Eigenmann, 1914
genus Petitella Géry & Boutière, 1964
genus Phallobrycon Menezes, Ferreira & Netto-Ferreira, 2009
genus Phenacobrycon Eigenmann, 1922
genus Phenacogaster Eigenmann, 1907
genus Phenagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson, 1914
genus Piabarchus Myers, 1928
genus Piabina Reinhardt, 1867
genus Piabucus Oken, 1817
genus Planaltina Böhlke, 1954
genus Poptella Eigenmann, 1908
genus Priocharax Weitzman & Vari, 1987
genus Prionobrama Fowler, 1913
genus Pristella Eigenmann, 1908
genus Pristobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Probolodus Eigenmann, 1911
genus Prodontocharax Eigenmann & Pearson, 1924
genus Psalidodon Eigenmann, 1911
genus Psellogrammus Eigenmann, 1908
genus Pseudochalceus Kner, 1863
genus Pseudocheirodon Girard, 1855
genus Pseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
genus Pterobrycon Eigenmann, 1913
genus Ptychocharax Weitzman, Fink, Machado-Allison & Royero L., 1994
genus Pygopristis Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Rachoviscus Myers, 1926
genus Rhinobrycon Myers, 1944
genus Rhinopetitia Géry, 1964
genus Rhoadsia Fowler, 1911
genus Rhodeoides
genus Roeboexodon Géry, 1959
genus Roeboides Günther, 1864
genus Saccoderma Schultz, 1944
genus Salminus Agassiz, 1829
genus Schultzites Géry, 1964
genus Scissor Günther, 1864
genus Scopaeocharax Weitzman & Fink, 1985
genus Serrabrycon Vari, 1986
genus Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998
genus Spintherobolus Eigenmann, 1911
genus Stethaprion Cope, 1870
genus Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
genus Stygichthys Brittan & Böhlke, 1965
genus Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816
genus Thayeria Eigenmann, 1908
genus Thrissobrycon Böhlke, 1953
genus Tometes Valenciennes, 1850
genus Triportheus Cope, 1872
genus Tucanoichthys Géry & Römer, 1997
genus Tyttobrycon Géry, 1973
genus Tyttocharax Fowler, 1913
genus Utiaritichthys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937
genus Xenagoniates Myers, 1942
genus Xenurobrycon Myers & Miranda-Ribeiro, 1945

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Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
[Data retrieved on: 13 June 2007]

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