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Moenkhausia  Eigenmann, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 162985

 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  
                                  GenusMoenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia affinis Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia agnesae Géry, 1965  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia atahualpiana (Fowler, 1907)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia barbouri Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia bonita Benine, Castro and Sabino, 2004  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia browni Eigenmann, 1909  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia ceros Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia chrysargyrea (Günther, 1864)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia collettii (Steindachner, 1882) – colletti tetra, colletti tetra 
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia comma Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia copei (Steindachner, 1882)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia costae (Steindachner, 1907)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia cotinho Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia crisnejas Pearson in Eigenmann and Myers, 1929  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia dichroura (Kner, 1858)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia diktyota Lima and Toledo-Piza, 2001  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia doceana (Steindachner, 1877)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia dorsinuda Zarske and Géry, 2002  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia eigenmanni Géry, 1964  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia georgiae Géry, 1965  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia gracilima Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia grandisquamis (Müller and Troschel, 1845)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia hasemani Eigenmann, 1917  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia hemigrammoides Géry, 1965  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia inrai Géry, 1992  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia intermedia Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia jamesi Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia justae Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia lata Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia latissima Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia lepidura (Kner, 1858)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia levidorsa Benine, 2002  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia lopezi Britski and Silimon, 2001  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia loweae Géry, 1992  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia margitae Zarske and Géry, 2001  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia megalops (Eigenmann in Eigenmann and Ogle, 1907)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia melogramma Eigenmann, 1908  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia metae Eigenmann, 1922  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia miangi Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia moisae Gery, Planquette and Le Bail, 1995  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia naponis Böhlke, 1958  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia newtoni Travassos, 1964  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia nigromarginata Costa, 1994  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia oligolepis (Günther, 1864)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia orteguasae Fowler, 1943  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia ovalis (Günther, 1868)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia phaeonota Fink, 1979  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia pittieri Eigenmann, 1920 – diamond characin, diamond characin, Pittier's tetra 
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia pyrophthalma Costa, 1994  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia robertsi Géry, 1964  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia sanctaefilomenae (Steindachner, 1907) – yellow-banded moenkhausia, yellow-banded moenkhausia 
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia shideleri Eigenmann, 1909  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia simulata (Eigenmann in Pearson, 1924)  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia surinamensis Géry, 1965  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia takasei Géry, 1964  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia tergimacula Lucena and Lucena, 1999  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia tridentata Holly, 1929  
                                     SpeciesMoenkhausia xinguensis (Steindachner, 1882)  

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

 Geographic Information
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