Taxon profile


Myleus Müller & Troschel, 1844

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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Myleus altipinnis (Valenciennes, 1850)
species Myleus arnoldi (Ahl, 1936)
species Myleus asterias (Müller & Troschel, 1844)
species Myleus knerii (Steindachner, 1881)
species Myleus latus (Jardine & Schomburgk, 1841)
species Myleus levis Eigenmann & McAtee, 1907
species Myleus lobatus (Valenciennes, 1850)
species Myleus micans (Lütken, 1875)
species Myleus pacu (Jardine & Schomburgk, 1841) - Pacu
species Myleus rhomboidalis (Cuvier, 1818)
species Myleus schomburgkii (Jardine, 1841) - Black-band Myleus

Myleus schomburgkii - Black-band Myleus

species Myleus setiger Müller & Troschel, 1844
species Myleus ternetzi (Norman, 1929)
species Myleus tiete (Eigenmann & Norris, 1900)
species Myleus torquatus (Kner, 1858)

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2797]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Myleus Müller & Troschel, 1844]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Aloísio, G. R.; F. G. Oliveira; R. Angelini. (2005): Fish, State Park of Jalapão, State of Tocantins, Brazil. [], Check List 1(1):10-13 [as Myleus]

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