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Astyanax abramis

(Jenyns 1842)

Astyanax abramis was originally described as Tetragonopterus abramis by Jenyns in 1842. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is commonly known as Acará-pixuma and is known Acará-pixuma in Brazil, Mojara in Peru. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is La Plata River basin, upper Amazon and upper Meta River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Peru.
Species   abramis
AuthorWI   Jenyns [L.]
AuthorNI   Jenyns
Qualification   ---
Year   1842
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Original Name   Tetragonopterus        
Taxon Name   abramis
Original Combination   Tetragonopterus abramis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Tetragonopterus abramis
OriginalSubGenus   Tetragonopterus
Original Author   Jenyns
Original AuthorWI   Jenyns [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1842
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Paraná, up to Rosario, Argentina.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Page   123
Illustrations   Pl. 23 (figs. 1, 1a)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Astyanax abramis
Current Species   abramis
Current Genus Astyanax
Current AuthorWI Jenyns [L.]
Current AuthorNI   Jenyns
Current Year   1842
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh water
Distribution La Plata River basin, upper Amazon and upper Meta River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Peru.

Current Summary   Valid as Astyanax abramis  (Jenyns 1842). Characidae: Rhoadsiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Astyanax abramis  (Jenyns 1842) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:7 [ref. 9708], Miquelarena et al. 1997:66 [ref. 23469], Gómez & Chebez 1996:49 [ref. 23791], Garutti 1998:120 [ref. 23797], Sverlij et al. 1998:19 [ref. 27632], Britski et al. 1999:39 [ref. 24147], Garutti 1999:587 [ref. 24920], Butí & Cancino 1999:70 [ref. 25277], Garutti & Britski 2000:86 [ref. 24769], Azpelicueta et al. 2002:1052 [ref. 26511], Azpelicueta et al. 2002:244 [ref. 26608], Miquelarena et al. 2002:76 [ref. 26517], Almirón et al. 2002:8 [ref. 26720], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:107 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:22 [ref. 27366], Casciotta et al. 2003:332 [ref. 27401], Azpelicueta et al. 2003:11 [ref. 27696], Casciotta et al. 2003:808 [ref. 27667], Mirande et al. 2004:221 [ref. 27659], Menni 2004:77 [ref. 28131], Miquelarena & Menni 2005:669 [ref. 28391], Mirande et al. 2006:14 [ref. 28757], Mirande et al. 2006:58 [ref. 28784], Mirande et al. 2007:38 [ref. 29333], Garutti & Venere 2009:377 [ref. 30493], Almirón et al. 2010:67 [ref. 30813], Mirande 2010:519 [ref. 31006] as cf. abramis  and as abramis, Soneira et al. 2010:784 [ref. 31078]).

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abramoides Astyanax abramoides Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909Synonym
acanthogaster Astyanax acanthogaster (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1911)Synonym
aeneus Astyanax aeneus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
aeneus costaricensis Astyanax aeneus costaricensis Meek [S. E.] 1914Synonym
ajuricaba Astyanax ajuricaba Marinho [M. M. F.] & Lima [F. C. T.] 2009Valid
albeolus Astyanax albeolus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908Synonym
alburnus Astyanax alburnus (Hensel [R.] 1870)Synonym
altior Astyanax altior Hubbs [C. L.] 1936Valid
altiparanae Astyanax altiparanae Garutti [V.] & Britski [H. A.] 2000Synonym
angustifrons Astyanax angustifrons (Regan [C. T.] 1908)Valid
anterior Astyanax anterior Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908Valid
anteroides Astyanax (Poecilurichthys) anteroides Géry [J.] 1965Synonym
anteroides Astyanax anteroides Géry [J.] 1965Synonym
antrobius Astyanax antrobius (Álvarez [J.] 1946)Synonym
aramburui Astyanax aramburui Protogino [L. C.], Miquelarena [A. M.] & López [H. L.] 2006Valid
argentatus Astyanax argentatus Baird [S. F.] & Girard [C. F.] 1854Synonym
argyrimarginatus Astyanax argyrimarginatus Garutti [V.] 1999Valid
armandoi Astyanax armandoi Lozano-Vilano [M. de L.] & Contreras-Balderas [S.] 1990Synonym
asuncionensis Astyanax asuncionensis Géry [J.] 1972Synonym
asymmetricus Astyanax asymmetricus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908Synonym
asymmetricus colombiensis Astyanax asymmetricus colombiensis Fowler [H. W.] 1945Synonym
atahualpiana Astyanax atahualpiana Fowler [H. W.] 1907Synonym
atahualpianus Astyanax atahualpianus Fowler [H. W.] 1907Synonym
atratoensis Astyanax atratoensis Eigenmann [C. H.] in Eigenmann & Ogle 1907Valid
aurocaudatus Astyanax aurocaudatus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1913Valid
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