Taxon profile


Charax Scopoli, 1777

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

Scientific synonyms

Epicyrtus Müller & Troschel, 1844

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Included taxa

Number of records: 19

species Charax apurensis Lucena, 1987
species Charax caudimaculatus Lucena, 1987
species Charax condei (Géry & Knöppel, 1976)
species Charax gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Glass Headstander
species Charax gracilis Gronow in Gray, 1854
species Charax hemigrammus (Eigenmann, 1912)
species Charax leticiae Lucena, 1987
species Charax leucometopon Zuiew, 1786
species Charax macrolepis (Kner, 1858)
species Charax metae Eigenmann, 1922
species Charax michaeli Lucena, 1989
species Charax niger Lucena, 1989
species Charax notulatus Lucena, 1987
species Charax pauciradiatus (Günther, 1864)
species Charax rupununi Eigenmann, 1912
species Charax serratus Gronow in Gray, 1854
species Charax stenopterus (Cope, 1894)
species Charax tectifer (Cope, 1870)
species Charax unimaculatus Lucena, 1989

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2035]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Charax Scopoli, 1777]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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