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Charax  Scopoli, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162896

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderCharaciformes  – piranhas, leporins, piranhas  
                               FamilyCharacidae  – American characins, characins, tetras, carácidos, characins, charicidés, tétras  
                                  GenusCharax Scopoli, 1777  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesCharax apurensis Lucena, 1987  
                                     SpeciesCharax caudimaculatus Lucena, 1987  
                                     SpeciesCharax condei (Géry and Knöppel, 1976)  
                                     SpeciesCharax gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     SpeciesCharax hemigrammus (Eigenmann, 1912)  
                                     SpeciesCharax leticiae Lucena, 1987  
                                     SpeciesCharax macrolepis (Kner, 1858)  
                                     SpeciesCharax metae Eigenmann, 1922  
                                     SpeciesCharax michaeli Lucena, 1989  
                                     SpeciesCharax niger Lucena, 1989  
                                     SpeciesCharax notulatus Lucena, 1987  
                                     SpeciesCharax pauciradiatus (Günther, 1864)  
                                     SpeciesCharax rupununi Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     SpeciesCharax stenopterus (Cope, 1894)  
                                     SpeciesCharax tectifer (Cope, 1870)  
                                     SpeciesCharax unimaculatus Lucena, 1989  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Charax   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Charax   
  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   
  Reference for: Charax   
  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: Charax   

 Geographic Information
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