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Eigenmannia virescens

(Valenciennes 1836)
  

Eigenmannia virescens was originally described as Sternachus virescens by Valenciennes in 1836. It belongs to the family Sternopygidae. It is commonly known as Glass knifefish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Glass knifefish, in Colombia as Ratón, in Finland as Aavekala, in French Guiana as Poisson sabe, in Russian Federation as Zelenaya nozhetelka. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Widely distributed east of Andes from Orinoco to La Plata River basins: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Species   virescens
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   ---
Year   1836
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Gymnotiformes Gymnotiformes
Family   Sternopygidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Eigenmannia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gymnotiformes
Family   Sternopygidae
Genus   Eigenmannia
Original Name   Sternachus        
Taxon Name   virescens
Original Combination   Sternachus virescens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Sternachus virescens
OriginalSubGenus   Sternachus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1836
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South America.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   no p.
Illustrations   Pl. 13 (fig. 2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Eigenmannia virescens
Current Species   virescens
Current Genus   Eigenmannia
Current AuthorWI   Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Müller & Troschel
Current Year   1836
Current Family   Sternopygidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat benthopelagic        
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution Widely distributed east of Andes from Orinoco to La Plata River basins: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Current Summary   Valid as Eigenmannia virescens  (Valenciennes 1836). Sternopygidae.
 
Name History   • Mention -- (Malabarba 1989:156 [ref. 14217]). • Valid as Eigenmannia virescens  (Valenciennes 1836) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:12 [ref. 9708], Mago-Leccia 1994:20 [ref. 21320], Planquette et al. 1996:386 [ref. 22818], Gómez & Chebez 1996:56 [ref. 23791], Castro & Casatti 1997:342 [ref. 23333], Galvis et al. 1997:101 [ref. 23651], Albert & Campos-da-Paz 1998:423 [ref. 23853], Sverlij et al. 1998:39 [ref. 27632] as Eigenmania, Britski et al. 1999:89 [ref. 24147], Butí & Cancino 1999:70 [ref. 25277], Keith & Meunier 2000:401 [ref. 25160], Lasso et al. 2001:100 [ref. 25928], Britski 2001:21 [ref. 26046], Camargo & Isaac 2001:140 [ref. 27639], López et al. 2002:63 [ref. 26808], Albert in Reis et al. 2003:488 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:66 [ref. 27366], de Santana et al. 2004:2 [ref. 27412] as cf. virescens, Bertaco & Cardoso 2004:129 [ref. 28109], Menni 2004:85 [ref. 28131], Meunier et al. 2011:48 [ref. 31379]).

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antonioi Eigenmannia antonioi Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
besouro Eigenmannia besouro Peixoto [L. A. W.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2016Valid
conirostris Eigenmannia conirostris Eigenmann [C. H.] & Allen [W. R.] 1942Synonym
correntes Eigenmannia correntes Campos-da Paz [R.] & Queiroz [I. R.] 2017Valid
desantanai Eigenmannia desantanai Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
goajira Eigenmannia goajira Schultz [L. P.] 1949Valid
guairaca Eigenmannia guairaca Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
humboldtii Eigenmannia humboldtii (Steindachner [F.] 1878)Valid
limbata Eigenmannia limbata (Schreiner [C.] & Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903)Valid
limbatus Eigenmannia limbatus (Schreiner [C.] & Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903)Synonym
lineatus Eigenmannia lineatus (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Synonym
macrops Eigenmannia macrops (Boulenger [G. A.] 1897)Valid
matintapereira Eigenmannia matintapereira Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
microstoma Eigenmannia microstoma (Reinhardt [J. T.] 1852)Valid
microstomus Eigenmannia microstomus (Reinhardt [J. T.] 1852)Spelling
muirapinima Eigenmannia muirapinima Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
nigra Eigenmannia nigra Mago-Leccia [F.] 1994Valid
pavulagem Eigenmannia pavulagem Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
trilineata Eigenmannia trilineata López [R. B.] & Castello [H. P.] 1966Valid
tumifrons Eigenmannia tumifrons (Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849)Synonym
vicentespelaea Eigenmannia vicentespelaea Triques [M. L.] 1996Valid
waiwai Eigenmannia waiwai Peixoto [L. A. W.], Dutra [G. M.] & Wosiacki [W. B.] 2015Valid
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