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Aphyosemion  Myers, 1924
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165734

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Diapteron Huber and Seegers, 1977
 
  Common Name(s): african lyretails
 
    African lyretails [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  
    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   
                         SuperorderAcanthopterygii   
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderAplocheiloidei  – aplocheiloids  
                                  FamilyAplocheilidae Bleeker, 1860 – rivulines, egg-laying toothcarps, almirantes, aplochéilidés  
                                     SubfamilyAplocheilinae  – Old World rivulines  
                                        GenusAphyosemion Myers, 1924 – african lyretails, African lyretails  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion abacinum Huber, 1976  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion ahli Myers, 1933 – Ahl's killi 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion alpha Huber, 1998  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion amoenum Radda and Pürzl, 1976  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion aureum Radda, 1980  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion australe (Rachow, 1921) – lyretail, lyretail panchax, lyretail 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion bamilekorum Radda, 1971  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion bitaeniatum (Ahl, 1924) – striped lyretail, two-stripe aphyosemion, striped lyretail 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion bivittatum (Lönnberg, 1895) – red aphyosemion, twostriped killi, twostripe lyretail, twostriped killi, red aphyosemion 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion bochtleri Radda, 1975  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion bualanum (Ahl, 1924) – kekem-pachtkarpfling 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion buytaerti Radda and Huber, 1978  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion calliurum (Boulenger, 1911) – banner lyretail, banner lyretail 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion cameronense (Boulenger, 1903) – Cameron killi, Cameroon roundtailed aphyosemion 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion caudofasciatum Huber and Radda, 1979  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion celiae Scheel, 1971  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion chauchei Huber and Scheel, 1981  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion christyi (Boulenger, 1915) – Christy's lyretail 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion citrineipinnis Huber and Radda, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion coeleste Huber and Radda, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion cognatum Meinken, 1951 – redspeckled killi, redspeckled killi, redspot panchax 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion congicum (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion cyanostictum Lambert and Géry, 1968 – Gabon jewelfish 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion dargei Amiet, 1987  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion decorsei (Pellegrin, 1904)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion edeanum Amiet, 1987  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion elberti (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion elegans (Boulenger, 1899)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion escherichi (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion exigoideum Radda and Huber, 1977 – false jewell killi 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion exiguum (Boulenger, 1911) – jewel killi 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion ferranti (Boulenger, 1910)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion franzwerneri Scheel, 1971  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion fulgens Radda, 1975  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion gabunense Radda, 1975  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion georgiae Lambert and Géry, 1968  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion guineense Daget, 1954  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion halleri Radda and Pürzl, 1976  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion hanneloreae Radda and Pürzl, 1985  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion heinemanni Berkenkamp, 1983  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion hera Huber, 1998  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion herzogi Radda, 1975  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion hofmanni Radda, 1980  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion jeanpoli (Berkenkamp and Etzel, 1979)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion joergenscheeli Huber and Radda, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion kouamense Legros, 1999  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion labarrei Poll, 1951  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion lamberti Radda and Huber, 1976  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion lefiniense Woeltjes, 1984  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion loennbergii (Boulenger, 1903) – lonnberg's aphyosemion, lonnberg's aphyosemion 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion louessense (Pellegrin, 1931)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion lugens Amiet, 1991  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion lujae (Boulenger, 1911)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion maculatum Radda and Pürzl, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion maeseni Poll, 1941  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion margaretae Fowler, 1936  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion mimbon Huber, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion obscurus (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion ocellatum Huber and Radda, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion ogoense (Pellegrin, 1930)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion pascheni (Ahl, 1928)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion passaroi Huber, 1994  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion petersi (Sauvage, 1882) – Peter's aphyosemion, Peter's prachtkarpfling 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion poliaki Amiet, 1991  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion polli Radda and Pürzl, 1987  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion primigenium Radda and Huber, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion punctatum Radda and Pürzl, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion raddai Scheel, 1975  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion rectogoense Radda and Huber, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion riggenbachi (Ahl, 1924) – Riggenbach's lyretail 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion schioetzi Huber and Scheel, 1981  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion schluppi Radda and Huber, 1978  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion seegersi Huber, 1980  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion splendopleure (Brüning, 1929)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion striatum (Boulenger, 1911) – Escherich's killi 
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion thysi Radda and Huber, 1978  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion tirbaki Huber, 1999  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion trilineatus (Ladiges, 1934)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion viride (Ladiges and Roloff, 1973)  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion volcanum Radda and Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion wachtersi Radda and Huber, 1978  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion wildekampi Berkenkamp, 1973  
                                           SpeciesAphyosemion zygaima Huber, 1981  
       

 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: Aphyosemion   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aphyosemion   
       
  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: Aphyosemion   
       
  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: Aphyosemion   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Aphyosemion, african lyretails   
       

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