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Leporinus affinis


Leporinus affinis was originally described as Leporinus affinis by Günther in 1864. It belongs to the family Anostomidae. It is commonly known as Grüner Leporinus and is known Araçu flamenco in Brazil, Grüner Leporinus in Germany, Fed. Rep.. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   affinis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
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Genus   Leporinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Anostomidae
Genus   Leporinus
Original Name   Leporinus        
Taxon Name   affinis
Original Combination   Leporinus affinis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leporinus affinis
OriginalSubGenus   Leporinus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Rio Capin [= Capim], Pará State, Brazil.
Types   Syntypes: (at least 4) BMNH 1849.11.8.52-53 (2).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 5
Page   308

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---
Current Subspecies Year Günther 1864

Current Genus Species Leporinus affinis
Current Species affinis
Current Genus Leporinus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1864
Current Family Anostomidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Live in sandholes of fast-flowing creeks. Feed on plants, fruits and leaves.

Current Summary   Valid as Leporinus affinis  Günther 1864. Anostomidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Leporinus fasciatus (Bloch 1794), but a valid subspecies -- (Gómez & Chebez 1996:53 [ref. 23791]). •Valid as Leporinus affinis Günther 1864 -- (Mahnert et al. 1997:842 [ref. 23282], Santos & Jégu 1990:164 [ref. 20180], Garavello & Britski in Reis et al. 2003:74 [ref. 27061], Britski & Birindelli 2016:36 [ref. 34393], Burns et al. 2017:18 [ref. 35416], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:39 [ref. 35633]).

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acutidens Leporinus acutidens (Valenciennes [A.] 1837)Valid
affinis Leporinus affinis Steindachner [F.] 1875Uncertain
agassizi Leporinus agassizi (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Synonym
agassizii Leporinus agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1876Valid
aguapeiensis Leporinus aguapeiensis Amaral Campos [A.] 1945Synonym
alternus Leporinus alternus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Synonym
altipinnis Leporinus altipinnis Borodin [N. A.] 1929Valid
amae Leporinus amae Godoy [M. P. de] 1980Valid
amazonicus Leporinus amazonicus Santos [G. M. dos] & Zuanon [J.] 2008Valid
amblyrhynchus Leporinus amblyrhynchus Garavello [J. C.] & Britski [H. A.] 1987Valid
apollo Leporinus apollo Sidlauskas [B. L.], Mol [J. H. A.] & Vari [R. P.] 2011Valid
arcus Leporinus arcus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Valid
arimaspi Leporinus arimaspi Burns [M. D.], Frable [B. W.] & Sidlauskas [B. L.] 2014Valid
aripuanaensis Leporinus aripuanaensis Garavello [J. C.] & Santos [G. M. dos] 1992Synonym
aripuanaensis Leporinus aripuanaensis Garavello [J. C.] & Santos [G. M. dos] 1981Valid
badueli Leporinus badueli Puyo [J.] 1948Synonym
bahiensis Leporinus bahiensis Steindachner [F.] 1875Valid
bimaculatus Leporinus bimaculatus Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Valid
bistriatus Leporinus bistriatus Britski [H. A.] 1997Valid
bleheri Leporinus bleheri Géry [J.] 1999Valid
boehlkei Leporinus boehlkei Garavello [J. C.] 1988Valid
breviceps Leporinus breviceps Borodin [N. A.] 1929Synonym
brinco Leporinus brinco Birindelli [J. L. O.], Britski [H. A.] & Garavello [J. C.] 2013Synonym
brinco Megaleporinus brinco Birindelli [J. L. O.], Britski [H. A.] & Garavello [J. C.] 2013Valid
bristkii Leporinus bristkii Feitosa [F. da S.], Santos [G. M. dos] & Birindelli [J. L. O.] 2011Synonym
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