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Characidae

114515  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:114515)

accepted
Family
Genus Acanthocharax Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Acestrocephalus Eigenmann, 1910
Genus Acinocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 1999
Genus Acrobrycon Eigenmann & Pearson in Pearson, 1924
Genus Amazonspinther Bührnheim, Carvalho, Malabarba & Weitzman, 2008
Genus Ammocryptocharax Weitzman & Kanazawa, 1976
Genus Aphyocharacidium Géry, 1960
Genus Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
Genus Aphyocheirodon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Aphyodite Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Argopleura Eigenmann, 1913
Genus Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Atopomesus Myers, 1927
Genus Attonitus Vari & Ortega, 2000
Genus Aulixidens Böhlke, 1952
Genus Axelrodia Géry, 1965
Genus Bario Myers, 1940
Genus Boehlkea Géry, 1966
Genus Brachychalcinus Boulenger, 1892
Genus Bramocharax Gill in Gill & Bransford, 1877
Genus Brittanichthys Géry, 1965
Genus Bryconacidnus Myers in Eigenmann & Myers, 1929
Genus Bryconadenos Weitzman, Menezes, Evers & Burns, 2005
Genus Bryconamericus Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward, 1907
Genus Bryconella Géry, 1965
Genus Bryconexodon Géry, 1980
Genus Caiapobrycon Malabarba & Vari, 2000
Genus Carlana Strand, 1928
Genus Carlastyanax Géry, 1972
Genus Ceratobranchia Eigenmann in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914
Genus Characidium Reinhardt, 1867
Genus Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Cheirodon Girard, 1855
Genus Cheirodontops Schultz, 1944
Genus Chrysobrycon Weitzman & Menezes, 1998
Genus Compsura Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Coptobrycon Géry, 1966
Genus Corynopoma Gill, 1858
Genus Creagrutus Günther, 1864
Genus Ctenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Ctenocheirodon Malabarba & Jerep, 2012
Genus Cyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003
Genus Cyanogaster Mattox, Britz, Toledo-Piza & Marinho, 2013
Genus Cynopotamus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1850
Genus Dectobrycon Zarske & Géry, 2006
Genus Deuterodon Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward, 1907
Genus Diapoma Cope, 1894
Genus Ectrepopterus Fowler, 1943
Genus Elachocharax Myers, 1927
Genus Erythrocharax Netto-Ferreira, Birindelli, de Sousa, Mariguela & Oliveira, 2013
Genus Exodon Müller & Troschel, 1844
Genus Galeocharax Fowler, 1910
Genus Genycharax Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Gephyrocharax Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Geryichthys Zarske, 1997
Genus Glandulocauda Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Grundulus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846
Genus Gymnocharacinus Steindachner, 1903
Genus Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Gymnotichthys Fernández-Yépez, 1950
Genus Hasemania Ellis, 1911
Genus Hemibrycon Günther, 1864
Genus Hemigrammus Gill, 1858
Genus Heterocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
Genus Hollandichthys Eigenmann, 1910
Genus Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Hypobrycon Malabarba & Malabarba, 1994
Genus Hysteronotus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Inpaichthys Géry & Junk, 1977
Genus Iotabrycon Roberts, 1973
Genus Jupiaba Zanata, 1997
Genus Klausewitzia Géry, 1965
Genus Knodus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Kolpotocheirodon Malabarba & Weitzman, 2000
Genus Landonia Eigenmann & Henn in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914
Genus Lepidocharax Ferreira, Menezes & Quagio-Grassiotto, 2011
Genus Leptagoniates Boulenger, 1887
Genus Leptobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Leptocharacidium Buckup, 1993
Genus Lobodeuterodon Fowler, 1945
Genus Lophiobrycon Castro, Ribeiro, Benine & Melo, 2003
Genus Macropsobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Markiana Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Melanocharacidium Buckup, 1993
Genus Microcharacidium Buckup, 1993
Genus Microgenys Eigenmann, 1913
Genus Microschemobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Mimagoniates Regan, 1907
Genus Mixobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Monotocheirodon Eigenmann & Pearson in Pearson, 1924
Genus Myxiops Zanata & Akama, 2004
Genus Nanocheirodon Malabarba, 1998
Genus Nans Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2004
Genus Nantis Mirande, Aguilera & Azpelicueta, 2006
Genus Nematobrycon Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Nematocharax Weitzman, Menezes & Britski, 1986
Genus Odontocharacidium Buckup, 1993
Genus Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
Genus Odontostoechus Gomes, 1947
Genus Oligobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
Genus Oligosarcus Günther, 1864
Genus Orthospinus Reis, 1989
Genus Othonocheirodus Myers, 1927
Genus Oxybrycon Géry, 1964
Genus Palaeocharax Gaudant & Smith, 2008 †
Genus Paleotetra Weiss, Malabarba & Malabarba, 2012 †
Genus Paracheirodon Géry, 1960
Genus Paragoniates Steindachner, 1876
Genus Parapristella Géry, 1964
Genus Parastremma Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Parecbasis Eigenmann, 1914
Genus Petitella Géry & Boutière, 1964
Genus Phallobrycon Menezes, Ferreira & Netto-Ferreira, 2009
Genus Phenacobrycon Eigenmann, 1922
Genus Phenacogaster Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Phenagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914
Genus Piabarchus Myers, 1928
Genus Piabina Reinhardt, 1867
Genus Planaltina Böhlke, 1954
Genus Poptella Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Priocharax Weitzman & Vari, 1987
Genus Prionobrama Fowler, 1913
Genus Pristella Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Probolodus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Prodontocharax Eigenmann & Pearson in Pearson, 1924
Genus Protocheirodon Vari, Melo & Oliveira, 2016
Genus Psalidodon Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Psellogrammus Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Pseudochalceus Kner, 1863
Genus Pseudocheirodon Meek & Hildebrand, 1916
Genus Pseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
Genus Pterobrycon Eigenmann, 1913
Genus Ptychocharax Weitzman, Fink, Machado-Allison & Royero, 1994
Genus Rachoviscus Myers, 1926
Genus Rhinobrycon Myers, 1944
Genus Rhinopetitia Géry, 1964
Genus Rhoadsia Fowler, 1911
Genus Roeboexodon Géry, 1959
Genus Roeboides Günther, 1864
Genus Saccoderma Schultz, 1944
Genus Schultzites Géry, 1964
Genus Scissor Günther, 1864
Genus Scopaeocharax Weitzman & Fink, 1985
Genus Serrabrycon Vari, 1986
Genus Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998
Genus Skiotocharax Presswell, Weitzman & Bergquist, 2000
Genus Spintherobolus Eigenmann, 1911
Genus Stethaprion Cope, 1870
Genus Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Stygichthys Brittan & Böhlke, 1965
Genus Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Thayeria Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Thrissobrycon Böhlke, 1953
Genus Trochilocharax Zarske, 2010
Genus Trutta Geoffroy, 1767
Genus Tucanoichthys Géry & Römer, 1997
Genus Tyttobrycon Géry, 1973
Genus Tyttocharax Fowler, 1913
Genus Xenagoniates Myers, 1942
Genus Xenurobrycon Myers & Miranda Ribeiro, 1945

Genus Acestrorhamphus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903 accepted as Oligosarcus Günther, 1864
Genus Aequidens Steindachner, 1915 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Amblystilbe Fowler, 1940 accepted as Prodontocharax Eigenmann & Pearson in Pearson, 1924
Genus Anacrytus accepted as Cynopotamus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1850
Genus Anacyrtus Günther, 1864 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Anoptichthys Hubbs & Innes, 1936 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Aphyocarax accepted as Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
Genus Apodastyanax Fowler, 1911 accepted as Ctenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Asiphonichthys Cope, 1894 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Astianax accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Astyacinus Eigenmann, 1907 accepted as Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Astycinus accepted as Astyanacinus Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Bergia Steindachner, 1891 accepted as Pseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
Genus Bertoniolus Fowler, 1918 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Bleptonema Eigenmann, 1914 accepted as Prionobrama Fowler, 1913
Genus Buritia Brant, 1974 accepted as Orthospinus Reis, 1989
Genus Byrconella accepted as Bryconella Géry, 1965
Genus Carlia Meek, 1914 accepted as Carlana Strand, 1928
Genus Catemaco Contreras-Balderas & Rivera-Teillery, 1985 accepted as Bramocharax Gill in Gill & Bransford, 1877
Genus Chalcinopelecus Holmberg, 1891 accepted as Pseudocorynopoma Perugia, 1891
Genus Characinus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Charax Gronow, 1763 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Charaxodon Fernández-Yépez, 1947 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Chirodon Günther, 1864 accepted as Cheirodon Girard, 1855
Genus Coelurichthys Miranda Ribeiro, 1908 accepted as Mimagoniates Regan, 1907
Genus Corynopomops Fowler, 1943 accepted as Gephyrocharax Eigenmann, 1912
Genus Creagrudite Myers, 1927 accepted as Creagrutus Günther, 1864
Genus Creagrutops Schultz, 1944 accepted as Creagrutus Günther, 1864
Genus Ctenocharax Regan, 1907 accepted as Grundulus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846
Genus Cynocharax Fowler, 1907 accepted as Roeboides Günther, 1864
Genus Cyrtocharax Fowler, 1907 accepted as Cynopotamus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1850
Genus Dermatocheir Durbin, 1909 accepted as Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Distoechus Gomes, 1947 accepted as Deuterodon Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward, 1907
Genus Entomolepis Eigenmann, 1917 accepted as Bario Myers, 1940
Genus Ephippicharax Fowler, 1913 accepted as Poptella Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Epicyrtus Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Eretmobrycon Fink, 1976 accepted as Bryconamericus Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward, 1907
Genus Eucynopotamus Fowler, 1904 accepted as Roeboides Günther, 1864
Genus Evenichthys Whitley, 1935 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Evermannella Eigenmann, 1903 accepted as Roeboides Günther, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Evermannolus Eigenmann in Eigenmann & Ogle, 1907 accepted as Roeboides Günther, 1864
Genus Fowlerina Eigenmann, 1907 accepted as Poptella Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Gnathoplax Myers, 1960 accepted as Roeboexodon Géry, 1959
Genus Grammabrycon Fowler, 1941 accepted as Phenacogaster Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Gymnocothymbus accepted as Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Holesthes Eigenmann, 1915 accepted as Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
Genus Holesthes Jordan, 1920 accepted as Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998
Genus Holoprion Eigenmann, 1903 accepted as Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
Genus Holopristis Eigenmann, 1903 accepted as Hemigrammus Gill, 1858
Genus Holoshestes accepted as Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
Genus Holoshesthes Eigenmann, 1903 accepted as Odontostilbe Cope, 1870
Genus Hybocharax Géry & Vu, 1963 accepted as Cynopotamus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1850
Genus Hydrocycon accepted as Galeocharax Fowler, 1910
Genus Hystricodon Günther, 1864 accepted as Exodon Müller & Troschel, 1844
Genus Joinvillea Steindachner, 1908 accepted as Deuterodon Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee & Ward, 1907
Genus Jubiaba accepted as Jupiaba Zanata, 1997
Genus Lamprocheirodon Géry, 1960 accepted as Paracheirodon Géry, 1960
Genus Luetkenia Steindachner, 1876 accepted as Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Lutkenia Steindachner, 1877 accepted as Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Lütkenia Steindachner, 1877 accepted as Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Magalamphodus accepted as Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Megalamphodus Eigenmann, 1915 accepted as Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Megalomphodus accepted as Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Microbrycon Eigenmann & Wilson in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914 accepted as Pterobrycon Eigenmann, 1913
Genus Microcaelurus Miranda Ribeiro, 1939 accepted as Tyttocharax Fowler, 1913
Genus Moralesia Fowler, 1943 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Moralesicus Fowler, 1958 accepted as Charax Scopoli, 1777
Genus Myletes Müller & Troschel, 1845 accepted as Myloplus Gill, 1896
Genus Myletes Cuvier, 1814 accepted as Alestes Müller & Troschel, 1844
Genus Nematopoma Gill, 1858 accepted as Corynopoma Gill, 1858
Genus Notropocharax Marini, Nichols & La Monte, 1933 accepted as Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
Genus Opisthanodus Ahl, 1935 accepted as Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903
Genus Paroligosarcus Amaral Campos & Trewavas, 1949 accepted as Oligosarcus Günther, 1864
Genus Pedalibrycon Fowler, 1943 accepted as Cheirodon Girard, 1855
Genus Phanagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914 accepted as Phenagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson in Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914
Genus Phoxinopsis Regan, 1907 accepted as Aphyocharax Günther, 1868
Genus Poecilurichthys Gill, 1858 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854
Genus Pristicharax Fowler, 1949 accepted as Hasemania Ellis, 1911
Genus Pseudopristella Géry, 1960 accepted as Hyphessobrycon Durbin in Eigenmann, 1908
Genus Raeboides accepted as Roeboides Günther, 1864
Genus Ramirezella Fernández-Yépez, 1949 accepted as Hemigrammus Gill, 1858
Genus Rhodeoides Thominot, 1884 accepted as Grundulus Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846
Genus Serrasalmo Duméril, 1806 accepted as Serrasalmus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Stevardia Gill, 1858 accepted as Corynopoma Gill, 1858
Genus Tetragonopterus Bleeker, 1863 accepted as Chaetodon Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Vesicatrus Eigenmann, 1911 accepted as Phenacogaster Eigenmann, 1907
Genus Xenurocharax Regan, 1913 accepted as Argopleura Eigenmann, 1913
Genus Zygogaster Eigenmann, 1913 accepted as Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854

Genus Eurocharax Gaudant, 1980 † (uncertain, unassessed)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2018). Characidae. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=114515 on 2019-09-18
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
created
2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
changed

basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

current name source Eschmeyer online (Jul 2012) [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source FishBase [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Osteichthyes (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Characiformes (Order) > Characidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info From FishBase: Freshwater + Brackish + Marine. FishBase flag: Mostly Freshwater. [details]

Habitat Marine and nonmarine [details]