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Knodus megalops


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.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Myers [G. S.]
AuthorNI   Myers
Qualification   in Eigenmann & Myers
Year   1929
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
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 ---

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

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

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], Barriga S. 2014:107 [ref. 35745], Esguícero & Castro 2014:47 [ref. 33506], Thomaz et al. 2015:Add. 5 [ref. 33893], Dos Anjos de Sousa et al. 2020:583 [ref. 37361]).

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albolineatus Knodus albolineatus Holly [M.] 1929Synonym
angustus Knodus angustus Menezes [N. A.], Ferreira [K. M.] & Netto-Ferreira [A. L.] 2020Valid
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
cupariensis Knodus cupariensis de Sousa [D. J. A.], Silva-Oliveira [C.], Canto [A. L. C.] & Ribeiro [F. R. V.] 2020Valid
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)Synonym
heteresthes Knodus heteresthes (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1908)Valid
hypopterus Knodus hypopterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Valid
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
nuptialis Knodus nuptialis Menezes [N. A.] & Marinho [M. M. F.] 2019Valid
obolus Knodus obolus --- 2021Valid
orteguasae Knodus orteguasae (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Synonym
pasco Knodus pasco Zarske [A.] 2007Valid
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