Taxon profile


Pygocentrus Müller & Troschel, 1844

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Characiformes »  family Characidae - characins »  subfamily Serrasalminae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Pygocentrus cariba (Humboldt & Valenciennes, 1821) - Black Spot Piranha

Pygocentrus cariba - Black Spot Piranha

species Pygocentrus nattereri Kner, 1858 - Red Bellied Piranha

Pygocentrus nattereri - Red Bellied Piranha

species Pygocentrus palometa Valenciennes, 1850
species Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier, 1819) - Blacktail Piranha

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/3908]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Pygocentrus Müller & Troschel, 1844]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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