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Melanocharacidium melanopteron
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Melanocharacidium melanopteron


Melanocharacidium melanopteron was originally described as Melanocharacidium melanopteron by Buckup in 1993. It belongs to the family Crenuchidae and subfamily Characidiinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanopteron
AuthorWI   Buckup [P. A.]
AuthorNI   Buckup
Qualification   ---
Year   1993
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Crenuchidae
Characidiinae Characidiinae
Genus   Melanocharacidium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Crenuchidae
Subfamily   Characidiinae
Genus   Melanocharacidium
Original Name   Melanocharacidium        
Taxon Name   melanopteron
Original Combination   Melanocharacidium melanopteron
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melanocharacidium melanopteron
OriginalSubGenus   Melanocharacidium
Original Author   Buckup
Original AuthorWI   Buckup [P. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1993
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Characidiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Caroni, below Guri dam, about 7°50'N, 63°W, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela.
Types   Paratypes: ANSP 159794 (1), 161661 (1); MBUCV-V-16015 (1); MCNG 18135 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Provenzano et al. 1998:12 [ref. 24196].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MCNG 26957 [ex MCNG 18135]
Journal   Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters
Citation   v. 4 (no. 2)
Page   125
Illustrations   Fig. 10

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melanocharacidium melanopteron
Current Species melanopteron
Current Genus Melanocharacidium
Current AuthorWI Buckup [P. A.]
Current AuthorNI Buckup
Current Year 1993
Current Family Crenuchidae
Current Subfamily
Characidiinae Characidiinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Melanocharacidium melanopteron  Buckup 1993. Crenuchidae: Characidiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Melanocharacidium melanopteron Buckup 1993 -- (Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:92 [ref. 27061]).

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auroradiatum Melanocharacidium auroradiatum Costa [W. J. E. M.] & Vicente [E. O.] 1994Valid
blennioides Melanocharacidium blennioides (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Valid
compressum Melanocharacidium compressum Buckup [P. A.] 1993Valid
compressus Melanocharacidium compressus Buckup [P. A.] 1993Synonym
depressum Melanocharacidium depressum Buckup [P. A.] 1993Valid
dispilomma Melanocharacidium dispilomma Buckup [P. A.] 1993Valid
nigrum Melanocharacidium nigrum Buckup [P. A.] 1993Valid
pectorale Melanocharacidium pectorale Buckup [P. A.] 1993Valid
rex Melanocharacidium rex (Böhlke [J. E.] 1958)Valid
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