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Gephyrocharax melanocheir


Gephyrocharax melanocheir was originally described as Gephyrocharax melanocheir by Eigenmann in 1912. It belongs to the family Characidae and subfamily Stevardiinae. It is found in Fresh water.
Species   melanocheir
AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Eigenmann
Qualification   ---
Year   1912
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Characiformes Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Stevardiinae Stevardiinae
Genus   Gephyrocharax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Characiformes
Family   Characidae
Subfamily   Stevardiinae
Genus   Gephyrocharax
Original Name   Gephyrocharax        
Taxon Name   melanocheir
Original Combination   Gephyrocharax melanocheir
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gephyrocharax melanocheir
OriginalSubGenus   Gephyrocharax
Original Author   Eigenmann
Original AuthorWI   Eigenmann [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Stevardiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bernal Creek near Honda, Colombia, 5°12'14.89"N, 74°45'44.32"W, altitude 455 meters.
Types   Paratypes: (30, CM and IU) CAS 44292-93 [ex IU 12696-97] (6, 4); FMNH 56050-51 (6, 4), 69554 (9); USNM 79209 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Henn 1928:68 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:39 [ref. 12367].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   FMNH 56049 [ex CM 4839]
Journal   Ind. Univ. Studies
Citation   No. 16 [sic No. 8]
Page   24

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gephyrocharax melanocheir
Current Species melanocheir
Current Genus Gephyrocharax
Current AuthorWI Eigenmann [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Eigenmann
Current Year 1912
Current Family Characidae
Current Subfamily
Stevardiinae Stevardiinae

Habitat Freshwater.        
Water Fresh water

Current Summary   Valid as Gephyrocharax melanocheir  Eigenmann 1912. Characidae: Stevardiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Gephyrocharax melanocheir Eigenmann 1912 -- (Weitzman in Reis et al. 2003:225 [ref. 27061], Vanegas-Ríos et al. 2013:276 [ref. 32748], Vanegas-Ríos & Phillip 2013:1333 [ref. 34415], Thomaz et al. 2015: Add. 5 [ref. 33893], Vanegas-Ríos 2016:52 [ref. 34359], Vanegas-Ríos 2017:6 [ref. 35531], DoNascimiento et al. 2017:55 [ref. 35633]).

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atracaudata Gephyrocharax atracaudata (Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1912)Synonym
atracaudatus Gephyrocharax atracaudatus (Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1912)Valid
caucanus Gephyrocharax caucanus Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Valid
chaparae Gephyrocharax chaparae Fowler [H. W.] 1940Synonym
chocoensis Gephyrocharax chocoensis Eigenmann [C. H.] 1912Valid
intermedius Gephyrocharax intermedius Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1916Valid
machadoi Gephyrocharax machadoi Ferreira [K. M.], Faria [É. de], Ribeiro [A. C.], Santana [J. C. O.], Quagio-Grassioto [I.] & Menezes [N. A.] 2018Valid
major Gephyrocharax major Myers [G. S.] in Eigenmann & Myers 1929Valid
martae Gephyrocharax martae Dahl [G.] 1943Valid
opisthopterus Gephyrocharax opisthopterus (Fowler [H. W.] 1943)Synonym
sinuensis Gephyrocharax sinuensis Dahl [G.] in Dahl & Medem 1964Valid
torresi Gephyrocharax torresi Vanegas-Ríos [J. A.], Azpelicueta [M. de las M.], Mirande [J. M.] & García Gonzales [M. D.] 2013Valid
valencia Gephyrocharax valencia Eigenmann [C. H.] 1920Valid
venezuelae Gephyrocharax venezuelae Schultz [L. P.] 1944Valid
whaleri Gephyrocharax whaleri Hildebrand [S. F.] 1938Synonym
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