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Aphyocharacidium melandetus

(Eigenmann 1912)

Aphyocharacidium melandetus was originally described as Odontostilbe melandetus by Eigenmann in 1912. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyoditeinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Essequibo River basin, Guyana.
Species   melandetus
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   ---
Year   1912
Status   Spelling
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Aphyoditeinae Aphyoditeinae
Genus   Aphyocharacidium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyoditeinae
Genus   Aphyocharacidium
Original Name   Odontostilbe        
Taxon Name   melandetus
Original Combination   Odontostilbe melandetus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Odontostilbe melandetus
OriginalSubGenus   Odontostilbe
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyoditeinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Guyana.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Henn 1928:59 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:61 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   CM 1878 (missing from FMNH)
Page   312
Illustrations   Pl. 44 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Aphyocharacidium melandetum
Current Species   melandetum
Current Genus Aphyocharacidium
Current AuthorWI Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Current Year   1912
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Aphyoditeinae Aphyoditeinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution Essequibo River basin, Guyana.

Current Summary   Synonym [Spelling] of Aphyocharacidium melandetum  (Eigenmann 1912). Characidae: Aphyocharacinae.
Name History   • Valid as Aphyocharacidium melandetum  (Eigenmann 1912) -- (Planquette et al. 1996:328 [ref. 22818], Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:107 [ref. 27061]).

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bolivianum Aphyocharacidium bolivianum Géry [J.] 1973Valid
melandetum Aphyocharacidium melandetum (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912)Valid
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