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Knodus megalops

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Knodus megalops was originally described as Knodus megalops by Myers in 1929. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Stevardiinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Upper Amazon River basin, Peru.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Myers [G. S.]
AuthorNI   Myers
Qualification   in Eigenmann & Myers
Year   1929
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily  
Stevardiinae Stevardiinae
Genus   Knodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Stevardiinae
Genus   Knodus
Original Name   Knodus        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Knodus megalops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Knodus megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Knodus
Original Author   Myers
Original AuthorWI   Myers [G. S.]
Original Qualification   in Eigenmann & Myers
Original Year   1929
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Stevardiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Pichis, Puerto Bermudez, Peru.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   CAS 61845 [ex IU 17668]
Journal   Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 43 (pt 5)
Page   527

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Knodus megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Knodus
Current AuthorWI   Myers [G. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Myers
Current Year   1929
Current Family   Characidae
Current Subfamily  
Stevardiinae Stevardiinae

       
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   Upper Amazon River basin, Peru.

Current Summary   Valid as Knodus megalops  Myers 1929. Characidae: Stevardiinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Knodus megalops  Myers 1929 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:8 [ref. 9708], Silva in Reis et al. 2003:143 [ref. 27061], Zarske 2008:169 [ref. 29918], Esguícero & Castro 2014:47 [ref. 33506]).

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albolineatus Knodus albolineatus Holly [M.] 1929Synonym
borki Knodus borki Zarske [A.] 2008Valid
breviceps Knodus breviceps (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908)Valid
calliurus Knodus calliurus Ahl [E.] 1931Uncertain
caquetae Knodus caquetae Fowler [H. W.] 1945Synonym
chapadae Knodus chapadae (Fowler [H. W.] 1906)Valid
delta Knodus delta Géry [J.] 1972Valid
dorsomaculatus Knodus dorsomaculatus Ferreira [K. M.] & Netto-Ferreira [A. L.] 2010Valid
figueiredoi Knodus figueiredoi Esguícero [A. L. H.] & Castro [R. M. C.] 2014Valid
gamma Knodus gamma Géry [J.] 1972Valid
geryi Knodus geryi Lima [F. C. T.], Britski [H. A.] & Machado [F. A.] 2004Valid
heterestes Knodus heterestes (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908)Spelling
heteresthes Knodus heteresthes (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908)Valid
hypopterus Knodus hypopterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Synonym
jacunda Knodus jacunda (Fowler [H. W.] 1913)Valid
longus Knodus longus Zarske [A.] & Géry [J.] 2006Valid
meridae Knodus meridae Eigenmann [C. H.] 1911Valid
mizquae Knodus mizquae (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Valid
moenkhausii Knodus moenkhausii (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1903)Valid
orteguasae Knodus orteguasae (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Synonym
pasco Knodus pasco Zarske [A.] 2007Valid
savannensis Knodus savannensis Géry [J.] 1961Valid
septentrionalis Knodus septentrionalis Géry [J.] 1972Valid
shinahota Knodus shinahota Ferreira [K. M.] & Carvajal [F. M.] 2007Valid
smithi Knodus smithi (Fowler [H. W.] 1913)Valid
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