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Characidae
   NamebankID: 114045
   LSID:  urn:lsid:ubio.org:namebank:114045   (view metadata)
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Classification: (According to: PreUnion)
  Cellular life
    Eukaryota
      Opisthokonts
        Choanoflagellates and animals
          Metazoa
            Epitheliates
              Bilateria
                Deuterostomia
                  Chordata
                    Craniata
                      Vertebrata
                        Gnathostomata
                          Osteichthyes
                            Actinopterygii
                              Characiformes
                                Characidae
                                  Acanthocharax
                                  Acanthocharax Eigenmann 1912
                                  Acestrocephalus
                                  Acestrocephalus Eigenmann, 1910
                                  Acestrorhynchus
                                  Acestrorhynchus Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903
                                  Acinocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman 1999
                                  Acnodon
                                  Acnodon Eigenmann 1903
                                  Acrobrycon
                                  Acrobrycon Eigenmann and Pearson in Pearson, 1924
                                  Agoniates
                                  Agoniates Müller and Troschel, 1845
                                  Ammochryptocharax
                                  Ammocryptocharax
                                  Ammocryptocharax Weitzman & Kanazawa 1976
                                  Anacrytus
                                  Anoptichthys Hubbs & Innes 1936
                                  Aphyocarax
                                  Aphyocharacidium
                                  Aphyocharacidium Géry, 1960
                                  Aphyocharax
                                  Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
                                  Aphyocheirodon
                                  Aphyocheirodon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Aphyochorax Günther, 1868
                                  Aphyodite
                                  Aphyodite Eigenmann 1912
                                  Argopleura
                                  Argopleura Eigenmann 1913
                                  Astianax
                                  Astyanacinus
                                  Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
                                  Astyanax Baird and Girard, 1854
                                  Atopomesus
                                  Atopomesus Myers 1927
                                  Attonitus Vari & Ortega 2000
                                  Aulixidens
                                  Aulixidens Böhlke 1952
                                  Axelrodia
                                  Axelrodia Géry 1965
                                  Bario
                                  Bario Myers 1940
                                  Boehlkea
                                  Boehlkea Géry, 1966
                                  Brachychalcinus
                                  Brachychalcinus Boulenger 1892
                                  Bramocharax
                                  Bramocharax Gill in Gill and Bransford, 1877
                                  Brittanichthys
                                  Brittanichthys Géry 1965
                                  Brycon
                                  Brycon Müller and Troschel, 1844
                                  Bryconacidnus
                                  Bryconacidnus Myers in Eigenmann and Myers, 1929
                                  Bryconadenos
                                  Bryconamericus
                                  Bryconamericus Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee and Ward, 1907
                                  Bryconella
                                  Bryconella Géry 1965
                                  Bryconexodon
                                  Bryconexodon Géry, 1980
                                  Bryconops
                                  Bryconops sp. DC-2004
                                  Byrconella
                                  Caiapobrycon Malabarba & Vari 2000
                                  Carlana
                                  Carlana Strand 1928
                                  Carlastyanax
                                  Carlastyanax Géry, 1972
                                  Ceratobranchia
                                  Ceratobranchia Eigenmann in Eigenmann, Henn and Wilson, 1914
                                  Ceratocharax Günther, 1868
                                  Chalceus
                                  Chalceus Casey TL 1907
                                  Characidium
                                  Characidium Reinhardt, 1867
                                  Charax
                                  Charax Risso [non Gronovius 1763
                                  Cheirodon
                                  Cheirodon (Pseudocheirodon)
                                  Cheirodontops
                                  Cheirodontops sp. AMNH233215
                                  Chilobrycon
                                  Chilobrycon Géry and de Rham, 1981
                                  Chirodon Boulenger 1909
                                  Chrysobrycon Weitzman & Menezes 1998
                                  Clupeacharax
                                  Clupeacharax Pearson 1924
                                  Coelurichthys Miranda Ribeiro 1908
                                  Colosomma
                                  Colossoma Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903
                                  Compsura Eigenmann 1915
                                  Coptobrycon Gery 1966
                                  Creagrudite
                                  Creagrudite Myers 1927
                                  Creagrutus
                                  Creagrutus Günther, 1864
                                  Creatichanes
                                  Crenuchus
                                  Crenuchus Günther, 1863
                                  Ctenobrycon
                                  Ctenobrycon Eigenmann 1908
                                  Cyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman 2003
                                  Cynopotamus
                                  Cynopotamus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850
                                  Deuterodon
                                  Deuterodon Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee and Ward, 1907
                                  Elachocharax
                                  Elachocharax sp. AMNH233425
                                  Engraulisoma
                                  Engraulisoma Castro 1981
                                  Eretmobrycon
                                  Eucynopotamus
                                  Eucynopotamus Fowler 1904
                                  Exodon
                                  Exodon Müller and Troschel, 1844
                                  Galeocharax
                                  Galeocharax Fowler, 1910
                                  Genycharax
                                  Genycharax Eigenmann 1912
                                  Gephyrocharax
                                  Gephyrocharax Eigenmann 1912
                                  Geryichthys Zarske, 1997
                                  Gilbertolus
                                  Glandulocauda
                                  Glandulocauda Eigenmann 1911
                                  Glandulocaudinae
                                  Gnathocharax
                                  Gnathocharax Fowler 1913
                                  Grundulus Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846
                                  Gymnocharacinus
                                  Gymnocharacinus Steindachner 1903
                                  Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908
                                  Gymnocothymbus
                                  Gymnotichthys
                                  Gymnotichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1950
                                  Hasemania
                                  Hasemania Ellis 1911
                                  Hemibrycon
                                  Hemibrycon Günther, 1864
                                  Hemigrammus
                                  Hemigrammus Gill 1858
                                  Henochilus
                                  Henochilus Garman 1890
                                  Heterocharax
                                  Heterocharax Eigenmann 1912
                                  Heterocheirodon Malabarba 1998
                                  Hollandichthys
                                  Hollandichthys Eigenmann 1910
                                  Holoshestes
                                  Holoshesthes
                                  Holoshesthes Eigenmann 1903
                                  Hoplocharax
                                  Hoplocharax Géry, 1966
                                  Hydrocycon
                                  Hyphessobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
                                  Hypobrycon
                                  Hypobrycon Malabarba and Malabarba, 1994
                                  Hysteronotus
                                  Hysteronotus Eigenmann 1911
                                  Hystricodon Günther, 1864
                                  Iguanodectes
                                  Iguanodectes Cope 1872
                                  Inpaichthys
                                  Inpaichthys Géry and Junk, 1977
                                  Iotabrycon
                                  Iotabrycon Roberts 1973
                                  Iquanodectes Cope, 1872
                                  Jubiaba
                                  Jupiaba Zanata 1997
                                  Klausewitzia
                                  Klausewitzia Géry 1965
                                  Knodus
                                  Knodus Eigenmann 1911
                                  Kolpotocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman 2000
                                  Landonia
                                  Landonia Eigenmann and Henn in Eigenmann, Henn and Wilson, 1914
                                  Leptagoniates
                                  Leptagoniates Boulenger 1887
                                  Leptobrycon
                                  Leptobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Leptocharacidium
                                  Leptocharacidium Buckup, 1993
                                  Lignobrycon Eigenmann & Myers 1929
                                  Lobodeuterodon Fowler 1945
                                  Lonchogenys
                                  Lonchogenys Myers 1927
                                  Lophiobrycon Castro, Ribeiro, Benine & Melo 2003
                                  Macropsobrycon
                                  Macropsobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Magalamphodus
                                  Markiana
                                  Markiana Eigenmann 1903
                                  Megalomphodus
                                  Melanocharacidium
                                  Melanocharacidium sp. AMNH233321
                                  Metynnis
                                  Metynnis Cope 1878
                                  Microcharacidium
                                  Microcharacidium Buckup, 1993
                                  Microgenys
                                  Microgenys Eigenmann 1913
                                  Microschemobrycon
                                  Microschemobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Mimagoniates
                                  Mimagoniates Regan 1907
                                  Mixobrycon
                                  Mixobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Moenkhausia
                                  Moenkhausia Eigenmann 1903
                                  Monotocheirodon
                                  Monotocheirodon Eigenmann and Pearson in Pearson, 1924
                                  Moojenichthys
                                  Moojenichthys Miranda Ribeiro 1956
                                  Mylesinus
                                  Mylesinus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850
                                  Myletes Mueller & Troschel 1845
                                  Myleus
                                  Myleus Müller and Troschel, 1844
                                  Myloplus Gill, 1896
                                  Mylosomma
                                  Mylossoma
                                  Mylossoma Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903
                                  Myxiops Zanata & Akama 2004
                                  Nanocheirodon Malabarba 1998
                                  Nans Chamberlin 1919
                                  Nematobrycon
                                  Nematobrycon Eigenmann, 1911
                                  Nematocharax
                                  Nematocharax Weitzman, Menezes & Britski 1986
                                  Odontocharacidium
                                  Odontocharacidium Buckup, 1993
                                  Odontostilbe
                                  Odontostilbe Cope 1870
                                  Odontostoechus Gomes 1947
                                  Oligobrycon
                                  Oligobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Oligosarcus
                                  Oligosarcus Günther, 1864
                                  Orthospinus
                                  Orthospinus Reis 1989
                                  Ossubtus
                                  Ossubtus Jégu, 1992
                                  Othonocheirodus
                                  Othonocheirodus Myers 1927
                                  Oxybrycon
                                  Oxybrycon Géry 1964
                                  Paracheirodon
                                  Paracheirodon Géry, 1960
                                  Paragoniates
                                  Paragoniates Steindachner, 1876
                                  Parapristella
                                  Parapristella Géry 1964
                                  Parastremma
                                  Parastremma Eigenmann 1912
                                  Parecbasis
                                  Parecbasis Eigenmann 1914
                                  Pedalibrycon
                                  Petitella
                                  Petitella Géry & Boutière 1964
                                  Phenacobrycon Eigenmann 1922
                                  Phenacogaster
                                  Phenacogaster Eigenmann 1907
                                  Phenagoniates
                                  Phenagoniates Eigenmann and Wilson in Eigenmann, Henn and Wilson, 1914
                                  Piabarchus
                                  Piabarchus Myers 1928
                                  Piabina Reinhardt, 1867
                                  Piabucus
                                  Piabucus Oken 1817
                                  Planaltina
                                  Planaltina Böhlke 1954
                                  Poecilocharax
                                  Poecilocharax Eigenmann 1909
                                  Poptella
                                  Poptella Eigenmann 1908
                                  Priocharax
                                  Priocharax Weitzman & Vari 1987
                                  Prionobrama
                                  Prionobrama Fowler 1913
                                  Pristella
                                  Pristella Eigenmann 1908
                                  Pristobrycon
                                  Pristobrycon Eigenmann 1915
                                  Probolodus
                                  Probolodus Eigenmann 1911
                                  Prodontocharax
                                  Prodontocharax Eigenmann and Pearson in Pearson, 1924
                                  Psalidodon
                                  Psalidodon Eigenmann 1911
                                  Psellogrammus
                                  Psellogrammus Eigenmann 1908
                                  Pseudochalceus
                                  Pseudochalceus Kner & Steindachner 1863
                                  Pseudocheirodon Meek & Hildebrand 1916
                                  Pterobrycon
                                  Pterobrycon Eigenmann 1913
                                  Ptychocharax
                                  Ptychocharax Weitzman, Fink, Machado-Allison & Royero L. 1994
                                  Pygopristis
                                  Pygopristis Müller and Troschel, 1844
                                  Rachoviscus
                                  Rachoviscus Myers 1926
                                  Raeboides
                                  Rhinobrycon
                                  Rhinobrycon Myers 1944
                                  Rhinopetitia
                                  Rhinopetitia Géry 1964
                                  Rhoadsia
                                  Rhoadsia Fowler 1911
                                  Roeboexodon
                                  Roeboexodon Géry, 1959
                                  Roeboides
                                  Roeboides Günther, 1864
                                  Roestes
                                  Saccoderma
                                  Saccoderma Schultz 1944
                                  Salminus
                                  Salminus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829
                                  Schultzites
                                  Schultzites Géry 1964
                                  Scissor Guenther 1864
                                  Scopaeocharax
                                  Scopaeocharax Weitzman & Fink 1985
                                  Serrabrycon
                                  Serrabrycon Vari 1986
                                  Serrapinnus Malabarba 1998
                                  Serrasalme
                                  Serrasalminae
                                  Serrasalmo Duméril [1805]
                                  Serrasalmus Lacepede, 1803
                                  Skiotocharax Presswell, Weitzman & Bergquist 2000
                                  Spintherobolus
                                  Spintherobolus Eigenmann 1911
                                  Stethaprion
                                  Stethaprion Cope 1870
                                  Stichonodon
                                  Stichonodon Eigenmann 1903
                                  Stygichthys
                                  Stygichthys Brittan and Böhlke, 1965
                                  Tetragonopterus Bleeker, 1863
                                  Thayeria
                                  Thayeria Eigenmann, 1908
                                  Thrissobrycon
                                  Thrissobrycon Böhlke 1953
                                  Tomete
                                  Tometes Cuvier & Valenciennes 1849
                                  Triportheus
                                  Triportheus Cope 1872
                                  Tucanoichthys Gery & Romer 1997
                                  Tyttobrycon
                                  Tyttobrycon Géry, 1973
                                  Tyttocharax
                                  Tyttocharax Fowler 1913
                                  Utiarichthys
                                  Utiaritichthys
                                  Utiaritichthys Miranda Ribeiro, 1937
                                  Wateina
                                  Xenagoniates
                                  Xenagoniates Myers 1942
                                  Xenurobrycon
                                  Xenurobrycon Myers & Miranda Ribeiro 1945


Alternate Classifications:
Fish: W.T. Eschmeyer
Species2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2007
NCBI Taxonomy
GBIF Hierarchy of Higer Taxa
uBiota 2008-03-20T10:36:50-04:00
Species2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)



Common Names:
English | French | Spanish
 
English
    American characins
    characins
    tetras
French
    charicidés
    characins
    tétras
    charicidés
    tétras
Spanish
    carácidos
    carácidos



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Associated Taxonomic Groups
Characiformes
Pisces



Associated Languages
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Record Inserted
CharacidaeApr 15, 2003 Eschmeyer, William
 



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