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Prodontocharax melanotus
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Prodontocharax melanotus


Prodontocharax melanotus was originally described as Prodontocharax melanotus by Pearson in 1924. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Cheirodontinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanotus
AuthorWI   Pearson [N. E.]
AuthorNI   Pearson
Qualification   ---
Year   1924
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Cheirodontinae Cheirodontinae
Genus   Prodontocharax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Cheirodontinae
Genus   Prodontocharax
Original Name   Prodontocharax        
Taxon Name   melanotus
Original Combination   Prodontocharax melanotus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Prodontocharax melanotus
OriginalSubGenus   Prodontocharax
Original Author   Pearson
Original AuthorWI   Pearson [N. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1924
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cheirodontinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tumupasa, 30 miles northwest of Rurrenabaque, Bolivia, elevation about 1000 feet.
Types   Paralectotypes: (should be 55) CAS 59794 [ex IU 17332] (2), 208888 (28); CAS-SU 17471 (6, 1 c&s); UMMZ 66491 (12).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:26 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   CAS 59793 [ex IU 17331]
Journal   Ind. Univ. Studies
Citation   v. 11 (no. 64)
Page   36
Illustrations   Fig. 4; Pl. 12 (figs. 1-2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Prodontocharax melanotus
Current Species melanotus
Current Genus Prodontocharax
Current AuthorWI Pearson [N. E.]
Current AuthorNI Pearson
Current Year 1924
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Cheirodontinae Cheirodontinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Prodontocharax melanotus  Pearson 1924. Characidae: Cheirodontinae.
Name History   •Valid as Prodontocharax melanotus Pearson 1924 -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:9 [ref. 9708], Malabarba in Reis et al. 2003:218 [ref. 27061], Mirande 2010:531 [ref. 31006], Sarmiento et al. 2014:185 [ref. 35004], Netto-Ferreira & Vari 2017:373 [ref. 35453]).

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alleni Prodontocharax alleni Böhlke [J. E.] 1953Valid
howesi Prodontocharax howesi (Fowler [H. W.] 1940)Valid
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