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Brycinus  Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163285

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Brachyalestes Günther, 1864
 
    Bryconalestes Hoedeman, 1951
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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 à nageoires rayonnées  
                      ClassTeleostei   
                         SuperorderOstariophysi   
                            OrderCharaciformes  – piranhas, leporins, piranhas  
                               FamilyAlestiidae   
                                  GenusBrycinus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus abeli (Fowler, 1936)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus brevis (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus carolinae (Paugy and Lévêque, 1981)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus derhami Géry and Mahnert, 1977  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus fwaensis Géry, 1995  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus imberi (Peters, 1852)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus intermedius (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus kingsleyae (Günther, 1896)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus lateralis (Boulenger, 1900)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus leuciscus (Günther, 1867)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus longipinnis (Günther, 1864) – long-finned characin, long-finned characin 
                                     SpeciesBrycinus luteus (Roman, 1966)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1850  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus nigricauda (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus opisthotaenia (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus poptae (Pellegrin, 1906)  
                                     SpeciesBrycinus sadleri (Boulenger, 1906)  
       

 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: Brycinus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Brycinus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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: Brycinus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murray, Alison M., and Kathlyn M. Stewart   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships of the African genera Alestes and Brycinus (Teleostei, Characiformes, Alestidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol. 80, no. 11   
  Page(s): 1887-1899   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0008-4301   
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  Reference for: Brycinus   
       

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