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Nannostomus  Günther, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163096

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nannobrycon Hoedeman, 1950
    Poecilobrycon Eigenmann, 1909
  Common Name(s): pencilfish [English]
  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  
                                        GenusNannostomus Günther, 1872 – pencilfish  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus anduzei Fernandez and Weitzman, 1987  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus beckfordi Günther, 1872 – golden pencilfish, golden pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus bifasciatus Hoedeman, 1954 – two-lined pencilfish, two-lined pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus britskii Weitzman, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus digrammus (Fowler, 1913)  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus eques Steindachner, 1876  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus espei (Meinken, 1956) – espei's pencilfish, espei's pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus harrisoni (Eigenmann, 1909) – Harrison's pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus limatus Weitzman, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus marginatus Eigenmann, 1909 – dwarf pencilfish, dwarf pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus marilynae Weitzman and Cobb, 1975  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus minimus Eigenmann, 1909  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus mortenthaleri Paepke and Arendt, 2001  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus nitidus Weitzman, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNannostomus trifasciatus Steindachner, 1876 – three-lined pencilfish, three-lined pencilfish 
                                           SpeciesNannostomus unifasciatus Steindachner, 1876  

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

 Geographic Information
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