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Astyanax megalops

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Astyanax megalops was originally described as Astyanax megalops by Eigenmann in 1907. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amazon River basin and coastal rivers in French Guiana: Brazil and French Guiana.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   in Eigenmann & Ogle
Year   1907
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Astyanax
Original Name   Astyanax        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Astyanax megalops
Original Genus   Astyanax
Original Genus Species   Astyanax megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Astyanax
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   in Eigenmann & Ogle
Original Year   1907
Original Family   Characidae
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Itaituba, Brazil.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   CAS 71433 [ex IU 5192]
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 33 (no. 1556)
Page   29

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Moenkhausia megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Moenkhausia
Current AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Current Year   1907
Current Family   Characidae
Current Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae

       
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   Amazon River basin and coastal rivers in French Guiana: Brazil and French Guiana.

Current Summary   Synonym of Moenkhausia megalops  (Eigenmann 1907). Characidae: Pristellinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Moenkhausia megalops  (Eigenmann 1907) -- (Lucena & Lucena 1999:235 [ref. 24225], Benine in Reis et al. 2003:148 [ref. 27061], Géry & Zarske 2004:43 [ref. 28287]).

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