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Alestes acutidens


Alestes acutidens was originally described as Alestes acutidens by Peters in 1852. It belongs to the family Alestidae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Central and southeastern Africa.
Species   acutidens
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1852
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
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Genus   Alestes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Genus   Alestes
Original Name   Alestes        
Taxon Name   acutidens
Original Combination   Alestes acutidens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Alestes acutidens
OriginalSubGenus   Alestes
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1852
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Zambezi River, Mozambique.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1861.3.10.3-4 (2, now 1); ZMB 31539 [ex ZMB 3576] (1), 3576-77 (3, 2), 16558 (many), ?23579 (7), ?23582 (18).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Zarske 2011:57 [ref. 31375].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Monatsb. Akad. Wiss. Berlin
Citation   1852
Page   276

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Micralestes acutidens
Current Species   acutidens
Current Genus Micralestes
Current AuthorWI Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Peters
Current Year   1852
Current Family Alestidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Fresh water
Distribution Central and southeastern Africa.

Current Summary   Synonym of Micralestes acutidens  (Peters 1852). Alestidae.
Name History   • Valid as Micralestes acutidens  (Peters 1852) -- (Paugy 1984:174 [ref. 6183], Lévêque et al. 1989:116 [ref. 26480], Skelton 1993:203 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:203 [ref. 27406], Stiassny & Mamonekene 2007:25 [ref. 29301], Paugy & Schaefer 2007:387 [ref. 30022], Zarske 2011:57 [ref. 31375], Marshall 2011:135 [ref. 31755], Kullander & Roberts 2012:361, 368 [ref. 31751]).

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abeli Alestes abeli Fowler [H. W.] 1936Synonym
abeli Brachyalestes abeli (Fowler [H. W.] 1936)Valid
adolfi Alestes adolfi Steindachner [F.] 1914Synonym
affinis Alestes affinis Günther [A.] 1894Synonym
affinis Brachyalestes affinis (Günther [A.] 1894)Valid
albolineatus Alestes albolineatus Holly [M.] 1928Synonym
ansorgii Alestes ansorgii Boulenger [G. A.] 1910Valid
baremose Alestes baremose Joannis [L. de] 1835Spelling
baremose tchadense Alestes baremoze tchadense Blache [J.] 1964Synonym
baremoze Alestes baremoze (Joannis [L. de] 1835)Valid
bartoni Alestes bartoni Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1953Synonym
bartoni Bryconalestes bartoni (Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1953)Valid
batesii Alestes batesii Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Synonym
bequaerti Alestes bequaerti Boulenger [G. A.] 1920Synonym
bimaculatus Alestes bimaculatus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
bimaculatus Brachyalestes bimaculatus (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Valid
bouboni Alestes bouboni Roman [B.] 1973Synonym
brevipinnis Alestes brevipinnis Perugia [A.] 1892Synonym
brevis Alestes brevis Boulenger [G. A.] 1903Synonym
carmesinus Alestes carmesinus Nichols [J. T.] & Griscom [L.] 1917Valid
carolinae Alestes carolinae Paugy [D.] & Lévêque [C.] 1981Synonym
carolinae Brachyalestes carolinae (Paugy [D.] & Lévêque [C.] 1981)Valid
chaperi Alestes chaperi Sauvage [H.-E.] 1882Synonym
comptus Alestes comptus Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976Synonym
comptus Brachyalestes comptus (Roberts [T. R.] & Stewart [D. J.] 1976)Valid
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