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Characidium  Reinhardt, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163230

 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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderCharaciformes  – piranhas, leporins, piranhas  
                               FamilyCharacidae  – American characins, characins, tetras, carácidos, characins, charicidés, tétras  
                                  GenusCharacidium Reinhardt, 1867  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium alipioi Travassos, 1955  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium bahiensis Almeida, 1971  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium bimaculatum Fowler, 1941  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium boavistae Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium boehlkei Géry, 1972  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium bolivianum Pearson, 1924  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium borellii (Boulenger, 1895)  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium brevirostre Pellegrin, 1908  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium caucanum Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium chupa Schultz, 1944  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium crandellii Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium declivirostre Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium etheostoma Cope, 1872  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium etzeli Zarske and Géry, 2001  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium fasciatum Reinhardt, 1867 – banded characidium, banded characidium 
                                     SpeciesCharacidium gomesi Travassos, 1956  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium grajahuensis Travassos, 1944  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium hasemani Steindachner, 1915  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium heinianum Zarske and Géry, 2001  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium interruptum Pellegrin, 1909  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium japuhybense Travassos, 1949  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium lagosantensis Travassos, 1947  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium lanei Travassos, 1967  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium laterale (Boulenger, 1895)  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium lauroi Travassos, 1949  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium macrolepidotum (Peters, 1868)  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium marshi Breder, 1925  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium occidentale Buckup and Reis, 1997  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium oiticicai Travassos, 1967  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium orientale Buckup and Reis, 1997  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium pellucidum Eigenmann, 1909  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium phoxocephalum Eigenmann, 1912  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium pteroides Eigenmann, 1909  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium pterostictum Gomes, 1947  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium purpuratum Steindachner, 1882  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium rachovii Regan, 1913  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium roesseli Géry, 1965  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium sanctjohanni Dahl, 1960  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium schindleri Zarske and Géry, 2001  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium schubarti Travassos, 1955  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium serrano Buckup and Reis, 1997  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium steindachneri Cope, 1878  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium stigmosum Melo and Buckup, 2002  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium tenue (Cope, 1894)  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium timbuiense Travassos, 1946  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium vestigipinne Buckup and Hahn, 2000  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium vidali Travassos, 1967  
                                     SpeciesCharacidium zebra Eigenmann, 1909  

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

 Geographic Information
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