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Astyanax abramoides


Astyanax abramoides was originally described as Astyanax abramoides by Eigenmann in 1909. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is commonly known as Weti fichi and is known Molok in French Guiana, Ixha in French Guiana, Elépatiyétchi in French Guiana, Weti fichi in French Guiana, Pikouyou in French Guiana. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages of the Guianas: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.
Species   abramoides
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   ---
Year   1909
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Original Name   Astyanax        
Taxon Name   abramoides
Original Combination   Astyanax abramoides
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Astyanax abramoides
OriginalSubGenus   Astyanax
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1909
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Potaro River at Tumatumari, Guyana.
Types   Paratypes: (169, CM and IU) ANSP 39088 (1); BMNH 1911.10.31.301-302 (2)/303-307 (5)/308-310 (3); CAS 38956-61 [ex IU 11727-11732] (9, 1, 5, 10, 1, 1); FMNH 6460-61 (5, 2), 52691-94 (10, 1, 1, 1), 52702 (3), 52963 (1), 53522-23 (10, 1), 69542 (19), 69620 (
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Henn 1928:60 [ref. 12305], Böhlke 1953:21-22 [ref. 12291], Nijssen et al. 1982:14 [ref. 19236], Böhlke 1984:42 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:12 [ref. 12367], Vari & Howe 1991:5 [ref. 19022].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   FMNH 52863 [ex CM 1028]
Journal   Ann. Carnegie Mus.
Citation   v. 6 (no. 1)
Page   21

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Jupiaba abramoides
Current Species   abramoides
Current Genus Jupiaba
Current AuthorWI Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Current Year   1909
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages of the Guianas: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.

Current Summary   Synonym of Jupiaba abramoides  (Eigenmann 1909). Characidae: Rhoadsiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Astyanax abramoides  Eigenmann 1909 -- (Géry et al. 1991:48 [ref. 21021], Géry et al. 1996:8 [ref. 22155], Planquette et al. 1996:246 [ref. 22818]). • Valid as Jupiaba abramoides  (Eigenmann 1909) -- (Zanata 1997:120 [ref. 24112], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:142 [ref. 27061], Zanata & Lima 2005:277 [ref. 28235], Pereira & Lucinda 2007:54 [ref. 29302], Netto-Ferreira et al. 2009:66 [ref. 30519], Zanata & Ohara 2009:514 [ref. 30674]).

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abramis Astyanax abramis (Jenyns [L.] 1842)Valid
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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