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Megalobrycon melanopterum

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Megalobrycon melanopterum was originally described as Megalobrycon melanopterum by Cope in 1872. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Bryconinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.
Species   melanopterum
AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
AuthorNI   Cope
Qualification   ---
Year   1872
Status   Synonym
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily  
Bryconinae Bryconinae
Genus   Megalobrycon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Bryconinae
Genus   Megalobrycon
Original Name   Megalobrycon        
Taxon Name   melanopterum
Original Combination   Megalobrycon melanopterum
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Megalobrycon melanopterum
OriginalSubGenus   Megalobrycon
Original Author   Cope
Original AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1872
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Bryconinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 8036 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:51 [ref. 13621].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ANSP 8035
Journal   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.
Citation   v. 23
Page   262
Illustrations   Pl. 13 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Brycon melanopterus
Current Species   melanopterus
Current Genus   Brycon
Current AuthorWI   Cope [E. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Cope
Current Year   1872
Current Family   Characidae
Current Subfamily  
Bryconinae Bryconinae

       
Water Fresh water
   
Distribution Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.

Current Summary   Synonym of Brycon melanopterus  (Cope 1872). Bryconidae: Bryconinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Brycon melanopterus  (Cope 1872) -- (Howes 1982:32, 34 [ref. 14201], Ortega & Vari 1986:7 [ref. 9708], Géry & Mahnert 1992:802 [ref. 27146], Lima in Reis et al. 2003:177 [ref. 27061], Lima 2004:282 [ref. 27858]).

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cephalus Megalobrycon cephalus Günther [A.] 1869Synonym
erythropterum Megalobrycon erythropterum Cope [E. D.] 1872Synonym
piabanha Megalobrycon piabanha Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1902Synonym
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