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Metynnis  Cope, 1878
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163247

 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  
                                  GenusMetynnis Cope, 1878  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis altidorsalis Ahl, 1923  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis argenteus Ahl, 1923 – silver dollar, silver dollar 
                                     SpeciesMetynnis fasciatus Ahl, 1931  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis guaporensis Eigenmann, 1915  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis hypsauchen (Müller and Troschel, 1844)  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis lippincottianus (Cope, 1870)  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis luna Cope, 1878  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis maculatus (Kner, 1858)  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis mola Eigenmann and Kennedy, 1903  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis orinocensis (Steindachner, 1908)  
                                     SpeciesMetynnis otuquensis Ahl, 1923  

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

 Geographic Information
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