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Megalamphodus megalopterus

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Megalamphodus megalopterus was originally described as Megalamphodus megalopterus by Eigenmann in 1915. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Aphyocharacinae. It is commonly known as Black phantom tetra and is known in USA (contiguous states) as Black phantom tetra, in Philippines as Phantom tetra, in Finland as Musta-aavetetra, in Poland as Barwieniec czarny. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Upper Paraguay and Guaporé River basins: Bolivia and Brazil.
Species   megalopterus
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   ---
Year   1915
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily  
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Megalamphodus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Aphyocharacinae
Genus   Megalamphodus
Original Name   Megalamphodus        
Taxon Name   megalopterus
Original Combination   Megalamphodus megalopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Megalamphodus megalopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Megalamphodus
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1915
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Aphyocharacinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Types   Paratypes: CAS 78887 [ex IU 1362, 14333] (?, missing), FMNH 57824 [ex CM 6807a-b] (orig. 3, now 2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Henn 1928:59 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:55 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   FMNH 57823 [ex CM 6806]
Journal   Mem. Carnegie Mus.
Citation   v. 7 (no. 1)
Page   50
Illustrations   Fig. 14; Pl. 7

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Hyphessobrycon megalopterus
Current Species   megalopterus
Current Genus   Hyphessobrycon
Current AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Current Year   1915
Current Family   Characidae
Current Subfamily  
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae

       
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution Upper Paraguay and Guaporé River basins: Bolivia and Brazil.

Current Summary   Valid as Hyphessobrycon megalopterus  (Eigenmann 1915). Characidae: Pristellinae.
 
Name History   • •Valid as Hyphessobrycon megalopterus (Eigenmann 1915) -- (Weitzman & Palmer 1997:231 [ref. 22743] with comment on locality, Lima & Gerhard 2001:112 [ref. 25355], Lima & Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:138 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Megalamphodus megalopterus Eigenmann 1915 -- (Britski et al. 1999:44 [ref. 24147], Lasso et al. 2001:96 [ref. 25928], Malabarba et al. 2012:47 [ref. 31810]). Current status: Valid as Megalamphodus megalopterus Eigenmann 1915. Characidae: Pristellinae.

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axelrodi Megalamphodus axelrodi (Travassos [H.] 1959)Synonym
ecuadorensis Megalamphodus ecuadorensis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
eques Megalamphodus eques (Steindachner [F.] 1882)Synonym
micropterus Megalamphodus micropterus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1915Synonym
rogoaguae Megalamphodus rogoaguae Pearson [N. E.] 1924Synonym
roseus Megalamphodus roseus Géry [J.] 1960Synonym
sweglesi Megalamphodus sweglesi Géry [J.] 1961Synonym
uruguayensis Megalamphodus uruguayensis Fowler [H. W.] 1943Synonym
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