Taxon profile


Serrasalmidae Bleeker, 1859

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

Scientific synonyms


Included taxa

Number of records: 17

genus Acnodon Eigenmann, 1903
genus Catoprion Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Colossoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
genus Metynnis Cope, 1878
genus Mylesinus Valenciennes, 1850
genus Myleus Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Myloplus Gill, 1896
genus Mylossoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903
genus Ossubtus Jégu, 1992
genus Piaractus Eigenmann, 1903
genus Pristobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
genus Pygocentrus Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Pygopristis Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Serrasalmus Lacépède, 1803
genus Tometes Valenciennes, 1850
genus Utiaritichthys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937

Fossil taxa

genus Megapiranha Cione, Dahdul, J. G. Lundberg, A. Machado-Allison, 2009

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extinct taxon