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Leporinus  Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163161

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
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  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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderCharaciformes  – piranhas, leporins, piranhas  
                               FamilyAnostomidae  – American characins  
                                  SubfamilyAnostominae   
                                     GenusLeporinus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus agassizii Steindachner, 1876  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus aguapeiensis Amaral Campos, 1945  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus alternus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus amae Godoy, 1980  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus amblyrhynchus Garavello and Britski, 1987  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus arcus Eigenmann, 1912  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus aripuanaensis Garavello and Santos, 1992  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus badueli Puyo, 1948  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus bahiensis Steindachner, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus bimaculatus Castelnau, 1855  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus bistriatus Britski, 1997  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus bleheri Géry, 1999  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus boehlkei Garavello, 1988  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus brunneus Myers, 1950  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus conirostris Steindachner, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus copelandii Steindachner, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus crassilabris Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus cylindriformis Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus desmotes Fowler, 1914  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus despaxi Puyo, 1943  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus ecuadorensis Eigenmann and Henn, 1916  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus elongatus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus falcipinnis Mahnert, Géry and Muller, 1997  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus fasciatus (Bloch, 1794) – banded leporinus, black-banded leporinus 
                                        SpeciesLeporinus friderici (Bloch, 1794)  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus garmani Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus gomesi Garavello and Santos in Garavello, 1990  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus gossei Géry, Planquette and Le Bail, 1991  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus granti Eigenmann, 1912  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus holostictus Cope, 1878  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus jamesi Garman in Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus jatuncochi Ovchynnyk, 1971  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus julii Santos, Jegu and Lima, 1996  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus klausewitzi Géry, 1960  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus lacustris Amaral Campos, 1945  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus latofasciatus Steindachner, 1910  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus lebaili Géry and Planquette, 1983  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus leschenaulti Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus macrocephalus Garavello and Britski, 1988  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus maculatus Müller and Troschel, 1844  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus marcgravii Lütken, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus megalepis Günther, 1863  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus melanopleura Günther, 1864  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus melanostictus Norman, 1926  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus microphthalmus Garavello, 1989  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus moralesi Fowler, 1942  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus mormyrops Steindachner, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus multifasciatus Cope, 1878  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus muyscorum Steindachner, 1900  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus nattereri Steindachner, 1876  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus niceforoi Fowler, 1943  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus nigrotaeniatus (Jardine in Schomburgk, 1841)  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus nijsseni Garavello, 1990  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus obtusidens (Valenciennes, 1836)  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus octofasciatus Steindachner, 1915  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus octomaculatus Britski and Garavello, 1993  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus ortomaculatus Garavello, 2000  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus pachycheilus Britski, 1976  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus pachyurus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus parae Eigenmann in Eigenmann and Ogle, 1908  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus paralternus Fowler, 1914  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus paranensis Garavello and Britski, 1987  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus pearsoni Fowler, 1940  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus pellegrinii Steindachner, 1910  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus piau Fowler, 1941  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus pitingai dos Santos and Jégu, 1996  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus punctatus Garavello, 2000  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus reinhardti Lütken, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus reticulatus Britski and Garavello, 1993  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus sexstriatus Britski and Garavello, 1980  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus silvestrii Boulenger, 1902  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus spilopleura Norman, 1926  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus steindachneri Eigenmann in Eigenmann and Ogle, 1907  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus steyermarki Inger, 1956  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus striatus Kner, 1858 – striped leporinus, striped leporinus 
                                        SpeciesLeporinus subniger Fowler, 1943  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus taeniatus Lütken, 1875  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus taeniofasciatus Britski, 1997  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus thayeri Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus tigrinus Borodin, 1929  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus trifasciatus Steindachner, 1876  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus trimaculatus Garavello and Santos, 1992  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus uatumaensis dos Santos and Jégu, 1996  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus wolfei Fowler, 1940  
                                        SpeciesLeporinus y-ophorus Eigenmann, 1922  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Leporinus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Leporinus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leporinus   
       
  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: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Leporinus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leporinus   
       

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