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Brycon melanopterum

(Cope 1872)

Brycon melanopterum was originally described as Megalobrycon melanopterum by Cope in 1872. It belongs to the family Bryconidae and subfamily Bryconinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanopterum
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1872
Status   Synonym
Family   Bryconidae
Bryconinae Bryconinae
Genus   Brycon
Subgenus   ---

Family   Bryconidae
Subfamily   Bryconinae
Genus   Brycon
Original Name   Megalobrycon        
Taxon Name   melanopterum
Original Combination   Megalobrycon melanopterum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Megalobrycon melanopterum
OriginalSubGenus   Megalobrycon
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1872
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Bryconinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:51 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ANSP 8035
Page   262
Illustrations   Pl. 13 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Brycon melanopterus
Current Species melanopterus
Current Genus Brycon
Current AuthorWI Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI Cope
Current Year 1872
Current Family Bryconidae
Current Subfamily
Bryconinae Bryconinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Synonym of Brycon melanopterus  (Cope 1872). Bryconidae: Bryconinae.
Name History   •Valid as Brycon melanopterus (Cope 1872) -- (Howes 1982:32, 34 [ref. 14201], Ortega & Vari 1986:7 [ref. 9708], Géry & Mahnert 1992:802 [ref. 27146], Lima in Reis et al. 2003:177 [ref. 27061], Lima 2004:282 [ref. 27858], Sarmiento et al. 2014:44, 184 [ref. 35004], Lima 2017:134 [ref. 35071] dated 1871, DoNascimiento et al. 2017:63 [ref. 35633]).

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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)In family
behrae Brycon behrae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1938Synonym
behreae Brycon behreae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1938Valid
bicolor Brycon bicolor Pellegrin [J.] 1909Synonym
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)Synonym
cephalus Brycon cephalus (Günther [A.] 1869)Synonym
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.] 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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