Taxon profile


African tetras

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 21

genus Alestes Müller & Troschel, 1844
genus Alestion Roberts, 2019
genus Alestopetersius Hoedeman, 1951
genus Arnoldichthys Myers, 1926
genus Bathyaethiops Fowler, 1949
genus Brachyalestes Günther, 1864
genus Brachypetersius Hoedeman, 1956
genus Brycinus Valenciennes, 1850
genus Bryconaethiops Günther, 1873
genus Bryconalestes Hoedeman, 1951
genus Clupeocharax Pellegrin, 1926
genus Hemigrammopetersius Pellegrin, 1926
genus Hydrocynus Cuvier, 1816
genus Ladigesia Géry, 1968
genus Lepidarchus Roberts, 1966
genus Micralestes Boulenger, 1899
genus Nannopetersius Hoedeman, 1956
genus Petersius Hilgendorf, 1894
genus Phenacogrammus Eigenmann in Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907
genus Rhabdalestes Hoedeman, 1951
genus Tricuspidalestes Poll, 1967

Links and literature

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 05 May 2007]

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