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Micralestes acutidens

(Peters 1852)
  

Micralestes acutidens was originally described as Alestes acutidens by Peters in 1852. It belongs to the family Alestidae. It is commonly known as Sharptooth tetra but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Sharptooth tetra, in South Africa as Silwer-rower, in Finland as Pikkukongontetra, in Poland as Swiecik ostrozebny, in Sierra Leone as Kaar, in Sierra Leone as Keria. more common names It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Central and southeastern Africa.
Species   acutidens
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1852
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Micralestes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Alestidae
Genus   Micralestes
Original Name   Alestes        
Taxon Name   acutidens
Original Combination   Alestes acutidens
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Alestes acutidens
OriginalSubGenus   Alestes
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1852
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Zambezi River, Mozambique.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Zarske 2011:57 [ref. 31375].
Primary Code   ---
Page   276

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Micralestes acutidens
Current Species   acutidens
Current Genus   Micralestes
Current AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Peters
Current Year   1852
Current Family   Alestidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Fresh water
   
Distribution   Central and southeastern Africa.

Current Summary   Valid as Micralestes acutidens  (Peters 1852). Alestidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Micralestes acutidens  (Peters 1852) -- (Paugy 1984:174 [ref. 6183], Lévêque et al. 1989:116 [ref. 26480], Skelton 1993:203 [ref. 24071], Skelton 2001:203 [ref. 27406], Stiassny & Mamonekene 2007:25 [ref. 29301], Paugy & Schaefer 2007:387 [ref. 30022], Zarske 2011:57 [ref. 31375], Marshall 2011:135 [ref. 31755], Kullander & Roberts 2012:361, 368 [ref. 31751]).

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acutidens elongatus Micralestes acutidens elongatus Daget [J.] 1957Valid
acutidens holargyreus Micralestes acutidens holargyreus Günther [A.] 1873Valid
acutidens humilis Micralestes acutidens humilis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
acutidens neglectus Micralestes acutidens neglectus Boulenger [G. A.] 1920Synonym
acutidens occidentalis Micralestes acutidens occidentalis Günther [A.] 1899Valid
altus Micralestes altus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
ambiguus Micralestes ambiguus Géry [J.] 1995Valid
ansorgii Micralestes ansorgii (Boulenger [G. A.] 1910)Synonym
argyrotaenia Micralestes argyrotaenia Trewavas [E.] 1936Valid
breuseghemi Micralestes breuseghemi Poll [M.] 1945Synonym
brevianalis Micralestes brevianalis Blache [J.] & Miton [F.] 1960Synonym
brevipinnis Micralestes brevipinnis (Perugia [A.] 1892)Synonym
caudomaculatus Micralestes caudomaculatus Pellegrin [J.] 1925Synonym
comoensis Micralestes comoensis Poll [M.] & Roman [B.] 1967Valid
congicus Micralestes congicus Poll [M.] 1967Valid
eburneensis Micralestes eburneensis Daget [J.] 1965Valid
elongatus Micralestes elongatus Daget [J.] 1957Valid
fodori Micralestes fodori Matthes [H.] 1965Valid
grandi Micralestes grandi Fowler [H. W.] 1936Synonym
hilgendorfi Micralestes hilgendorfi (Boulenger [G. A.] 1899)Synonym
holargyreus Micralestes holargyreus (Günther [A.] 1873)Valid
huloti Micralestes huloti Poll [M.] 1954Synonym
humilis Micralestes humilis Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Valid
interruptus Micralestes interruptus Boulenger [G. A.] 1899Synonym
lerneri Micralestes lerneri Nichols [J. T.] & La Monte [F. R.] 1938Synonym
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