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Aphyocharax melanotus


Aphyocharax melanotus was originally described as Aphyocharax melanotus by Eigenmann in 1912. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanotus
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   ---
Year   1912
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Aphyocharax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Aphyocharax
Original Name   Aphyocharax        
Taxon Name   melanotus
Original Combination   Aphyocharax melanotus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aphyocharax melanotus
OriginalSubGenus   Aphyocharax
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rockstone sand-bank, Guyana.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Henn 1928:58 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:10 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   FMNH 53578 [ex CM 1877]
Journal   Mem. Carnegie Mus.
Citation   v. 5 (no. 1)
Page   312

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Microschemobrycon melanotus
Current Species melanotus
Current Genus Microschemobrycon
Current AuthorWI Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Eigenmann
Current Year 1912
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Characinae Characinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Microschemobrycon melanotus  (Eigenmann 1912). Characidae: Characinae.
Name History   •Valid, placement uncertain -- (Weitzman & Palmer 1997:238 [ref. 22743]). •Valid as Microschemobrycon melanotus (Eigenmann 1912) -- (Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:145 [ref. 27061], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:53 [ref. 35633], Ohara et al. 2019:333 [ref. 36615]).

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affinis Aphyocharax affinis Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
agassizii Aphyocharax agassizii (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Valid
alburnus Aphyocharax alburnus (Günther [A.] 1869)Synonym
analis Aphyocharax analis Nichols [J. T.] 1915Synonym
anisitsi Aphyocharax anisitsi Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Valid
avary Aphyocharax avary Fowler [H. W.] 1913Valid
axelrodi Aphyocharax axelrodi Travassos [H.] 1959Synonym
brevicaudatus Aphyocharax brevicaudatus Brito [P. S. de], Guimarães [E. C.], Carvalho-Costa [L. F.] & Ottoni [F. P.] 2019Valid
colifax Aphyocharax colifax Taphorn [D. C.] & Thomerson [J. E.] 1991Valid
dentatus Aphyocharax dentatus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903Valid
erythrurus Aphyocharax erythrurus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Valid
filigerus Aphyocharax filigerus Cope [E. D.] 1870Synonym
gracilis Aphyocharax gracilis Fowler [H. W.] 1940Valid
ipacarayensis Aphyocharax ipacarayensis Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
maxillaris Aphyocharax maxillaris (Ulrey [A. B.] 1894)Synonym
nasutus Aphyocharax nasutus Ahl [E.] 1936Synonym
nattereri Aphyocharax nattereri (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Valid
pappenheimi Aphyocharax pappenheimi Ahl [E.] 1923Synonym
paraguayensis Aphyocharax paraguayensis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
pusillus Aphyocharax pusillus Günther [A.] 1868Valid
rathbuni Aphyocharax rathbuni Eigenmann [C. H.] in Eigenmann & Ogle 1907Valid
rubropinnis Aphyocharax rubropinnis Pappenheim [P.] 1922Synonym
stramineus Aphyocharax stramineus Eigenmann [C. H.] in Eigenmann & Ogle 1907Synonym
yekwanae Aphyocharax yekwanae Willink [P. W.], Chernoff [B.] & Machado-Allison [A.] in Willink et al. 2003Valid
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