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Nothobranchius  Peters, 1868
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165835

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Fundulosoma Ahl, 1924
    Notobranchius Peters, 1868
    Paranothobranchius Seegers, 1985
  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  
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderAplocheiloidei  – aplocheiloids  
                                  FamilyAplocheilidae Bleeker, 1860 – rivulines, egg-laying toothcarps, almirantes, aplochéilidés  
                                     SubfamilyAplocheilinae  – Old World rivulines  
                                        GenusNothobranchius Peters, 1868  
    Direct Children:  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius albimarginatus Watters, Wildekamp and Cooper, 1998  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius annectens Watters, Wildekamp and Cooper, 1998  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius bojiensis Wildekamp and Haas, 1992  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius brieni Poll, 1938  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius eggersi Seegers, 1982  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius elongatus Wildekamp, 1982  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius fasciatus Wildekamp and Haas, 1992  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius flammicomantis Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 1998  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius foerschi Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius furzeri Jubb, 1971  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius fuscotaeniatus Seegers, 1997  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius geminus Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 2002  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius guentheri (Pfeffer, 1893) – gunther's nothobranch, Gunther's nothobranch 
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius interruptus Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius janpapi Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius jubbi Wildekamp and Berkenkamp, 1979  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius kafuensis Wildekamp and Rosenstock, 1989  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius kilomberoensis Wildekamp, Watters and Sainthouse, 2002  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius kirki Jubb, 1969 – kirk's nothobranch, Kirk's nothobranch 
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius kiyawensis Ahl, 1928  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius korthausae Meinken, 1973  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius kuhntae (Ahl, 1926)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius lourensi Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius luekei Seegers, 1984  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius malaissei Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius melanospilus (Pfeffer, 1896)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius microlepis (Vinciguerra, 1897)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius neumanni (Hilgendorf, 1905)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius nubaensis Bellemans, 2003  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius ocellatus (Seegers, 1985)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius orthonotus (Peters, 1844)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius palmqvisti (Lönnberg, 1907) – palmqvist's nothobranch, Palmqvist's nothobranch 
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius patrizii (Vinciguerra, 1927)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius polli Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius rachovii Ahl, 1926 – bluefin notho 
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius robustus Ahl, 1935  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius rubripinnis Seegers, 1986  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius rubroreticulatus Blache and Miton, 1960  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius steinforti Wildekamp, 1977  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius symoensi Wildekamp, 1978  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius taeniopygus Hilgendorf, 1891  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius thierryi (Ahl, 1924)  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius ugandensis Wildekamp, 1994  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius virgatus Chambers, 1984  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius vosseleri Ahl, 1924  
                                           SpeciesNothobranchius willerti Wildekamp, 1992  

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

 Geographic Information
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