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Brycon meeki

Eigenmann & Hildebrand

Brycon meeki was originally described as Brycon meeki by Eigenmann & Hildebrand in 1918. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Bryconinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Trans-Andean river basins in Colombia.
Species   meeki
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann & Hildebrand
Qualification   in Eigenmann
Year   1918
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Bryconinae Bryconinae
Genus   Brycon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Bryconinae
Genus   Brycon
Original Name   Brycon        
Taxon Name   meeki
Original Combination   Brycon meeki
Original Genus   Brycon
Original Genus Species   Brycon meeki
OriginalSubGenus   Brycon
Original Author   Eigenmann & Hildebrand
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.]
Original Qualification   in Eigenmann
Original Year   1918
Original Family   Characidae
Original SubFamily   Bryconinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río San Juan, Río Dagua, Río Patia, western Colombia [Lectotype from Barbacoas, Colombia].
Types   Paralectotypes: [all CAS ex IU] CAS 13460 (2), 18542 (9), 18537 (25), 54945 (33), 61208-15 (2, 12 33, 38, 1, 1, 40, 13), 61217-18 (24, 24); CAS-SU 22761 (4); USNM 280489 (12); MBUCV.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Vari & Howe 1991:9 [ref. 19022].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   CAS 13467 [ex IU 13467]
Journal   Proc. Am. Philos. Soc.
Citation   v. 56 (no. 7)
Page   688

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Brycon meeki
Current Species   meeki
Current Genus   Brycon
Current AuthorWI   Rendahl [H.]
Current AuthorNI   Rendahl
Current Year   1918
Current Family   Characidae
Current Subfamily   Bryconinae Bryconinae

Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Trans-Andean river basins in Colombia.

Current Summary   Valid as Brycon meeki  Eigenmann & Hildebrand 1918. Bryconidae: Bryconinae.
Name History   • Valid as Brycon meeki  Eigenmann & Hildebrand 1918 -- (Howes 1982:34 [ref. 14201], Malabarba 1998:76 [ref. 23840], Lima in Reis et al. 2003:177 [ref. 27061], Mirande 2010:483 [ref. 31006]).

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acuminatus Brycon acuminatus (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Norris [A. A.] 1900)Synonym
acutus Brycon acutus Böhlke [J. E.] 1958Synonym
alburnus Brycon alburnus (Günther [A.] 1860)Valid
amazonicus Brycon amazonicus (Agassiz [L.] 1829)Valid
argenteus Brycon argenteus Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1913Valid
atrocaudatus Brycon atrocaudatus (Kner [R.] 1863)Valid
bahiensis Brycon bahiensis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
bahrsarae Brycon bahrsarae (Fowler [H. W.] 1949)Uncertain
behrae Brycon behrae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1938Synonym
behreae Brycon behreae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1938Valid
bicolor Brycon bicolor Pellegrin [J.] 1909Valid
bolivarensis Brycon bolivarensis (Dahl [G.] 1943)Synonym
brevicauda Brycon brevicauda Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
capito Brycon capito Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
carpophaga Brycon carpophaga (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850)Synonym
carpophagus Brycon carpophagus (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850)Spelling
cephalus Brycon cephalus (Günther [A.] 1869)Valid
chagrensis Brycon chagrensis (Kner [R.] 1863)Valid
coquenani Brycon coquenani Steindachner [F.] 1915Valid
costaricensis Brycon costaricensis Angulo [A.] & Gracian-Negrete [J. M.] 2013Valid
coxeyi Brycon coxeyi Fowler [H. W.] 1943Valid
dentex Brycon dentex Günther [A.] 1860Valid
devillei Brycon devillei (Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855)Valid
dulcis Brycon dulcis Lima [F. C. T.] & Vieira [F.] in Lima 2017Valid
ecuadoriensis Brycon ecuadoriensis Eigenmann [C. H.] & Henn [A. W.] in Eigenmann 1918Synonym
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