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Pygocentrus melanurus
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Pygocentrus melanurus


Pygocentrus melanurus was originally described as Pygocentrus melanurus by Kner in 1860. It belongs to the family Serrasalmidae. It is found in ---.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
AuthorNI   Kner
Qualification   (ex Heckel)
Year   1860
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
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Genus   Pygocentrus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Serrasalmidae
Genus   Pygocentrus
Original Name   Pygocentrus        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Pygocentrus melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Pygocentrus melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Pygocentrus
Original Author   Kner
Original AuthorWI   Kner [R.]
Original Qualification   (ex Heckel)
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 18
Page   42 [34]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Serrasalmus maculatus
Current Species maculatus
Current Genus Serrasalmus
Current AuthorWI Kner [R.]
Current AuthorNI Kner
Current Year 1858
Current Family Serrasalmidae
Current Subfamily
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Current Summary   Synonym of Serrasalmus maculatus  Kner 1858. Serrasalmidae: Serrasalminae.
Name History   •In the synonymy of Serrasalmus maculatus Kner 1858 -- (Jégu in Reis et al. 2003:191 [ref. 27061], Litz & Koerber 2014:10 [ref. 33622], Mirande & Koerber 2015:16 [ref. 35117], Koerber et al. 2017:23 [ref. 35267]).

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albus Pygocentrus albus (Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821)Synonym
altus Pygocentrus altus Gill [T. N.] 1870Synonym
bidorsalis Pygocentrus bidorsalis Kner [R.] (ex Heckel) 1860Synonym
bilineatus Pygocentrus bilineatus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909Synonym
cariba Pygocentrus cariba (Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821)Valid
caribe Pygocentrus caribe (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850)Synonym
dulcis Pygocentrus dulcis Kner [R.] (ex Heckel) 1860Synonym
manueli Pygocentrus manueli Fernández-Yépez [A.] & Ramírez [M. V.] 1967Synonym
nattereri Pygocentrus nattereri Kner [R.] 1858Valid
niger Pygocentrus niger (Jardine [W.] in Schomburgk 1841)Synonym
normani Pygocentrus normani (Géry [J.] 1964)Synonym
notatus Pygocentrus notatus (Lütken [C. F.] 1875)Synonym
palometa Pygocentrus palometa Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850In family
piranha Pygocentrus piranha (Spix [J. B. von] & Agassiz [L.] 1829)Synonym
piraya Pygocentrus piraya (Cuvier [G.] 1819)Valid
stigmaterythraeus Pygocentrus stigmaterythraeus Fowler [H. W.] 1911Synonym
ternetzi Pygocentrus ternetzi (Steindachner [F.] 1908)Synonym
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