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Tetragonopterus abramis


Tetragonopterus abramis was originally described as Tetragonopterus abramis by Jenyns in 1842. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Tetragonopterinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is La Plata River basin, upper Amazon and upper Meta River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Peru.
Species   abramis
AuthorWI   Jenyns [L.]
AuthorNI   Jenyns
Qualification   ---
Year   1842
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Tetragonopterinae Tetragonopterinae
Genus   Tetragonopterus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Tetragonopterinae
Genus   Tetragonopterus
Original Name   Tetragonopterus        
Taxon Name   abramis
Original Combination   Tetragonopterus abramis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Tetragonopterus abramis
OriginalSubGenus   Tetragonopterus
Original Author   Jenyns
Original AuthorWI   Jenyns [L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1842
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Tetragonopterinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Río Paraná, up to Rosario, Argentina.
Types   Syntype: ? UMZC [Darwin no. 747].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known.
Journal   Fish, Voyage Beagle
Page   123
Illustrations   Pl. 23 (figs. 1, 1a)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Astyanax abramis
Current Species   abramis
Current Genus Astyanax
Current AuthorWI Jenyns [L.]
Current AuthorNI   Jenyns
Current Year   1842
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Aphyocharacinae Aphyocharacinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution La Plata River basin, upper Amazon and upper Meta River basins: Argentina, Brazil and Peru.

Current Summary   Synonym of Astyanax abramis  (Jenyns 1842). Characidae: Rhoadsiinae.
Name History   • Valid as Astyanax abramis  (Jenyns 1842) -- (Ortega & Vari 1986:7 [ref. 9708], Miquelarena et al. 1997:66 [ref. 23469], Gómez & Chebez 1996:49 [ref. 23791], Garutti 1998:120 [ref. 23797], Sverlij et al. 1998:19 [ref. 27632], Britski et al. 1999:39 [ref. 24147], Garutti 1999:587 [ref. 24920], Butí & Cancino 1999:70 [ref. 25277], Garutti & Britski 2000:86 [ref. 24769], Azpelicueta et al. 2002:1052 [ref. 26511], Azpelicueta et al. 2002:244 [ref. 26608], Miquelarena et al. 2002:76 [ref. 26517], Almirón et al. 2002:8 [ref. 26720], Buckup in Reis et al. 2003:107 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:22 [ref. 27366], Casciotta et al. 2003:332 [ref. 27401], Azpelicueta et al. 2003:11 [ref. 27696], Casciotta et al. 2003:808 [ref. 27667], Mirande et al. 2004:221 [ref. 27659], Menni 2004:77 [ref. 28131], Miquelarena & Menni 2005:669 [ref. 28391], Mirande et al. 2006:14 [ref. 28757], Mirande et al. 2006:58 [ref. 28784], Mirande et al. 2007:38 [ref. 29333], Garutti & Venere 2009:377 [ref. 30493], Almirón et al. 2010:67 [ref. 30813], Mirande 2010:519 [ref. 31006] as cf. abramis  and as abramis, Soneira et al. 2010:784 [ref. 31078]).

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aeneus Tetragonopterus aeneus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
aeneus Tetragonopterus aeneus Hensel [R.] 1870Synonym
affinis Tetragonopterus affinis Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
agassizii Tetragonopterus agassizii Steindachner [F.] 1876Action
akamai Tetragonopterus akamai Araujo [L. B. S.] & Lucinda [P. H. F.] 2014Valid
alburnum Diapoma alburnum (Hensel [R.] 1870)Valid
alburnus Tetragonopterus alburnus Hensel [R.] 1870Synonym
alleni Astyanax alleni (Eigenmann [C. H.] & McAtee [W. L.] in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward 1907)Valid
alleni Tetragonopterus alleni Eigenmann [C. H.] & McAtee [W. L.] in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward 1907Synonym
alosa Tetragonopterus alosa Günther [A.] 1876Synonym
angustifrons Tetragonopterus angustifrons Regan [C. T.] 1908Synonym
anomalus Tetragonopterus anomalus Steindachner [F.] 1891Synonym
anostomus Tetragonopterus anostomus Silva [G. S. C.] & Benine [R. C.] 2011Valid
araguaiensis Tetragonopterus araguaiensis Silva [G. S. C.], Melo [B. F.], Oliveira [C.] & Benine [R. C.] 2013Valid
argenteus Tetragonopterus argenteus Cuvier [G.] (ex Seba) 1816Valid
artedii Tetragonopterus artedii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1850Uncertain
astictus Tetragonopterus astictus Ulrey [A. B.] 1894Uncertain
bahiensis Astyanax bahiensis (Steindachner [F.] 1877)Valid
bahiensis Tetragonopterus bahiensis Steindachner [F.] 1877Synonym
bairdii Tetragonopterus bairdii Steindachner [F.] 1882Synonym
bartlettii Tetragonopterus bartlettii Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
belizianus Tetragonopterus belizianus Bocourt [F.] 1868Synonym
bellottii Tetragonopterus bellottii Steindachner [F.] 1882Synonym
branickii Tetragonopterus branickii Steindachner [F.] 1879Uncertain
brevimanus Tetragonopterus brevimanus Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
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