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Nothobranchius  Peters, 1868
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165835

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Fundulosoma Ahl, 1924
    Notobranchius Peters, 1868
    Paranothobranchius Seegers, 1985
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderAplocheiloidei  – aplocheiloids  
                                  FamilyAplocheilidae Bleeker, 1860 – rivulines, egg-laying toothcarps, almirantes, aplochéilidés  
                                     SubfamilyAplocheilinae  – Old World rivulines  
                                        GenusNothobranchius Peters, 1868  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Nothobranchius albimarginatus Watters, Wildekamp and Cooper, 1998  
                                           Species Nothobranchius annectens Watters, Wildekamp and Cooper, 1998  
                                           Species Nothobranchius bojiensis Wildekamp and Haas, 1992  
                                           Species Nothobranchius brieni Poll, 1938  
                                           Species Nothobranchius eggersi Seegers, 1982  
                                           Species Nothobranchius elongatus Wildekamp, 1982  
                                           Species Nothobranchius fasciatus Wildekamp and Haas, 1992  
                                           Species Nothobranchius flammicomantis Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 1998  
                                           Species Nothobranchius foerschi Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           Species Nothobranchius furzeri Jubb, 1971  
                                           Species Nothobranchius fuscotaeniatus Seegers, 1997  
                                           Species Nothobranchius geminus Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 2002  
                                           Species Nothobranchius guentheri (Pfeffer, 1893) – gunther's nothobranch, Gunther's nothobranch 
                                           Species Nothobranchius interruptus Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           Species Nothobranchius janpapi Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           Species Nothobranchius jubbi Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           Species Nothobranchius kafuensis Wildekamp and Rosenstock, 1989  
                                           Species Nothobranchius kilomberoensis Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 2002  
                                           Species Nothobranchius kirki Jubb, 1969 – kirk's nothobranch, Kirk's nothobranch 
                                           Species Nothobranchius kiyawensis Ahl, 1928  
                                           Species Nothobranchius korthausae Meinken, 1973  
                                           Species Nothobranchius kuhntae (Ahl, 1926)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius lourensi Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           Species Nothobranchius luekei Seegers, 1984  
                                           Species Nothobranchius malaissei Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           Species Nothobranchius melanospilus (Pfeffer, 1896)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius microlepis (Vinciguerra, 1897)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius neumanni (Hilgendorf, 1905)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius nubaensis Bellemans, 2003  
                                           Species Nothobranchius ocellatus (Seegers, 1985)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius orthonotus (Peters, 1844)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius palmqvisti (Lönnberg, 1907) – palmqvist's nothobranch, Palmqvist's nothobranch 
                                           Species Nothobranchius patrizii (Vinciguerra, 1927)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius polli Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           Species Nothobranchius rachovii Ahl, 1926 – bluefin notho 
                                           Species Nothobranchius robustus Ahl, 1935  
                                           Species Nothobranchius rubripinnis Seegers, 1986  
                                           Species Nothobranchius rubroreticulatus Blache and Miton, 1960  
                                           Species Nothobranchius steinforti Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           Species Nothobranchius symoensi Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           Species Nothobranchius taeniopygus Hilgendorf, 1891  
                                           Species Nothobranchius thierryi (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           Species Nothobranchius ugandensis Wildekamp, 1994  
                                           Species Nothobranchius virgatus Chambers, 1984  
                                           Species Nothobranchius vosseleri Ahl, 1924  
                                           Species Nothobranchius willerti Wildekamp, 1992  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Nothobranchius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nothobranchius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Nothobranchius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Nothobranchius   

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