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Nannostomus eques


Nannostomus eques was originally described as Nannostomus eques by Steindachner in 1876. It belongs to the family Lebiasinidae and subfamily Pyrrhulininae. It is commonly known as Brown pencilfish but has many other common names such as Tubemouth pencilfish in USA, Kynäkala in Finland, Torpedo in Peru, Ukosnik ozdobny in Poland. more common names It is found in Fresh water.
Species   eques
AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
AuthorNI   Steindachner
Qualification   ---
Year   1876
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Lebiasinidae
Pyrrhulininae Pyrrhulininae
Genus   Nannostomus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Lebiasinidae
Subfamily   Pyrrhulininae
Genus   Nannostomus
Original Name   Nannostomus        
Taxon Name   eques
Original Combination   Nannostomus eques
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Nannostomus eques
OriginalSubGenus   Nannostomus
Original Author   Steindachner
Original AuthorWI   Steindachner [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1876
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Pyrrhulininae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Peruvian Amazon; Tabatinga, Amazon, Brazil.
Types   Syntypes: (several) NMW 56513 (5).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 74 (1. Abth.)
Page   126 [78]
Illustrations   Pl. 9 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nannostomus eques
Current Species eques
Current Genus Nannostomus
Current AuthorWI Steindachner [F.]
Current AuthorNI Steindachner
Current Year 1876
Current Family Lebiasinidae
Current Subfamily
Pyrrhulininae Pyrrhulininae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020).

Current Summary   Valid as Nannostomus eques  Steindachner 1876. Lebiasinidae: Pyrrhulininae.
Name History   •Valid as Poecilobrycon eques (Steindachner 1876) -- (Weitzman 1966:47 [ref. 12368]). •Valid as Nannostomus eques Steindachner 1876 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:10 [ref. 9708], Weitzman & Cobb 1975:33 [ref. 7134], Weitzman & Weitzman in Reis et al. 2003:244 [ref. 27061], Barriga S. 2014:110 [ref. 35745], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:45 [ref. 35633]).

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amazona Nannostomus amazona (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1894)Uncertain
anduzei Nannostomus anduzei Fernandez [J. M.] & Weitzman [S. H.] 1987Valid
anomalus Nannostomus anomalus Steindachner [F.] 1876Synonym
aripirangensis Nannostomus aripirangensis Meinken [H.] 1931Synonym
beckfordi Nannostomus beckfordi Günther [A.] 1872Valid
beckfordi surinami Nannostomus beckfordi surinami Hoedeman [J. J.] 1954Synonym
bifasciatus Nannostomus bifasciatus Hoedeman [J. J.] 1954Valid
britskii Nannostomus britskii Weitzman [S. H.] 1978Valid
digrammus Nannostomus digrammus (Fowler [H. W.] 1913)Valid
erythrurus Nannostomus erythrurus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Valid
espei Nannostomus espei (Meinken [H.] 1956)Valid
grandis Nannostomus grandis Zarske [A.] 2011Valid
harrisoni Nannostomus harrisoni (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Valid
lateralis Characidium lateralis Boulenger [G. A.] 1895Synonym
lateralis Nannostomus lateralis Boulenger [G. A.] 1895Synonym
limatus Nannostomus limatus Weitzman [S. H.] 1978Valid
marginatus Nannostomus marginatus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909Valid
marginatus mortenthaleri Nannostomus marginatus mortenthaleri Paepke [H.-J.] & Arendt [K.] 2001Synonym
marginatus picturatus Nannostomus marginatus picturatus Hoedeman [J. J.] 1954Synonym
marilynae Nannostomus marilynae Weitzman [S. H.] & Cobb [J. S.] 1975Valid
marylinae Nannostomus marylinae (Weitzman [S. H.] & Cobb [J. S.] 1975)Synonym
minimus Nannostomus minimus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909Valid
mortenthaleri Nannostomus mortenthaleri Paepke [H.-J.] & Arendt [K.] 2001Valid
mortenthaleri mortenthaleri Nannostomus mortenthaleri mortenthaleri Paepke [H.-J.] & Arendt [K.] 2001Synonym
nigrotaeniatus Nannostomus nigrotaeniatus Zarske [A.] 2013Valid
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