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Taxon: Family Characidae - characins (fish)
Classification by:

Natura - nature
   actualia - actual entities
     Mundus Plinius - physical world
       naturalia - natural bodies
         Biota
           "neomura"
             Domain Eukaryota Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes
               "neokaryotes" - mitochondrial eukaryotes
                 "neozoa"
                   "scotokaryotes" Cavalier-Smith, 1999
                     "podiates" Cavalier-Smith, 2013
                       Amorphea Adl et al., 2012
                         Opisthokonta Cavalier-Smith, 1987
                           Holozoa Lang, O'Kelly, Nerad, Gray & Burger, 2002
                             filozoa Shalchian-Tabrizi, Minge, Espelund, Orr, Ruden, Jakobsen & Cavalier-Smith, 2008
                               Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
                                 Epitheliozoa Ax, 1996
                                   Eumetazoa Bütschli, 1910 - eumetazoans
                                     Bilateria Hatschek, 1888 - bilaterians
                                       Superphylum Deuterostomia Grobben, 1908 - deuterostomes
                                         [crown] Phylum Chordata Bateson, 1885 - chordates
                                           Subphylum Vertebrata Cuvier, 1812 - vertebrates
                                             [crown] Myopterygii - myopterygians
                                               Superclass Gnathostomata Zittel, 1879 - jawed vertebrates
                                                 Grade Teleostomi Bonaparte, 1836
                                                   Euteleostomi - bony vertebrates
                                                     Class Actinopterygii Woodward, 1891 - ray-finned fishes
                                                       [crown] Actinopteri Cope, 1871
                                                         Subclass Neopterygii Regan, 1923
                                                           Infraclass Teleostei Müller, 1845
                                                             Supercohort Teleocephala de Pinna, 1996
                                                               Clupeocephala
                                                                 Cohort Otomorpha E.O. Wiley & G.D. Johnson, 2010
                                                                   Subcohort Ostariophysi Sagemehl, 1885
                                                                     Section Otophysa (Rosen & Greenwood, 1970)
                                                                       Cypriniphysi
                                                                         Superorder Characiphysae (Fink & Fink, 1981)
                                                                           Order Characiformes Goodrich, 1909 - characins
                                                                             Suborder Characoidei
                                                                               Superfamily Characoidea
                                                                                 Family Characidae - characins
                                                                                   Genus Acanthocharax Eigenmann, 1912 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Aphyocheirodon Eigenmann, 1915 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Aphyodite Eigenmann, 1912 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Astyanacinus
                                                                                   Genus Atopomesus Myers, 1927 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Attonitus Vari & Ortega, 2000
                                                                                   Genus Aulixidens Böhlke, 1952 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Axelrodia Géry, 1965
                                                                                   Genus Bario Myers, 1940 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Boehlkea Gery, 1966 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Brittanichthys Géry, 1965
                                                                                   Genus Bryconacidnus Myers, 1929
                                                                                   Genus Bryconexodon Gery, 1980
                                                                                   Genus Caiapobrycon L.R. Malabarba & R.P. Vari, 2000 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Carlastyanax Gery, 1972 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Ceratobranchia Eigenmann, Henn & Wilson, 1914
                                                                                   Genus Cheirodontops Schultz, 1944 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Coptobrycon Gery, 1966 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Cyanocharax Malabarba & Weitzman, 2003
                                                                                   Genus Deuterodon Eigenmann, 1907
                                                                                   Genus Galeocharax
                                                                                   Genus Genycharax Eigenmann, 1912 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Grundulus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1846
                                                                                   Genus Gymnotichthys Fernandez-Yepez, 1950 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Heterocharax Eigenmann, 1912
                                                                                   Genus Hollandichthys Eigenmann, 1910 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Hypobrycon Malabarbar & Malabarbar, 1994
                                                                                   Genus Leptagoniates Boulenger, 1887
                                                                                   Genus Leptobrycon Eigenmann, 1915 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Lobodeuterodon Fowler, 1945 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Lonchogenys Myers, 1927 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Macropsobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
                                                                                   Genus Markiana Eigenmann, 1903
                                                                                   Genus Microgenys Eigenmann, 1913
                                                                                   Genus Microschemobrycon Eigenmann, 1915
                                                                                   Genus Monotocheirodon Pearson, 1924 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Myxiops A.M. Zanata & A. Akama, 2004 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Odontostoechus Gomes, 1947 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Oligobrycon Eigenmann, 1915 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Ossubtus Jegu, 1992 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Othonocheirodus Myers, 1927 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Oxybrycon Géry, 1964 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Parecbasis Eigenmann, 1914 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Petitella Géry & Boutière, 1964 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Phallobrycon N.A. Menezes, K.M. Ferreira & A.L. Netto-Ferreira, 2009 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Phenagoniates Eigenmann & Wilson, 1914 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Piabarchus Myers, 1928
                                                                                   Genus Piabina Reinhardt, 1866
                                                                                   Genus Prodontocharax Pearson, 1924
                                                                                   Genus Psalidodon Eigenmann, 1911 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Psellogrammus Eigenmann, 1908 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Pseudochalceus Kner & Steindachner, 1863
                                                                                   Genus Rhinobrycon Myers, 1944 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Rhinopetitia Géry, 1964 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Schultzites Géry, 1964 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Scissor Günther, 1864 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Serrabrycon Vari, 1986 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Stichonodon Eigenmann, 1903 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Thrissobrycon Böhlke, 1953 [monotypic]
                                                                                   Genus Tucanoichthys Gery & Romer, 1997 [monotypic]
                                                                                   01 Genus Astyanax Baird & Girard, 1854, incertae sedis
                                                                                   02 Genus Bramocharax Gill, 1877, incertae sedis
                                                                                   03 Genus Bryconamericus Eigenmann, 1907, incertae sedis
                                                                                   04 Genus Bryconops Kner, 1858, incertae sedis
                                                                                   05 Genus Creagrutus Günther, 1864, incertae sedis
                                                                                   06 Genus Engraulisoma Castro, 1981, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   07 Genus Exodon Müller & Troschel, 1844, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   08 Genus Gymnocharacinus Steindachner, 1903, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   09 Genus Gymnocorymbus Eigenmann, 1908, incertae sedis
                                                                                   10 Genus Hemibrycon Günther, 1864, incertae sedis
                                                                                   11 Genus Hemigrammus Gill, 1858, incertae sedis
                                                                                   12 Genus Hyphessobrycon Eigenmann, 1908, incertae sedis
                                                                                   13 Genus Inpaichthys Gery & Junk, 1977, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   14 Genus Jupiaba Zanata, 1997, incertae sedis
                                                                                   15 Genus Knodus Eigenmann, 1911, incertae sedis
                                                                                   16 Genus Lignobrycon Eigenmann & Myers, 1929, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   17 Genus Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903, incertae sedis
                                                                                   18 Genus Oligosarcus Günther, 1864, incertae sedis
                                                                                   19 Genus Paracheirodon Gèry, 1960, incertae sedis
                                                                                   20 Genus Paragoniates Steindachner, 1877, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   21 Genus Prionobrama Fowler, 1913, incertae sedis
                                                                                   22 Genus Pristella Eigenmann, 1908, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   23 Genus Probolodus Eigenmann, 1911, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   24 Genus Rachoviscus Myers, 1926, incertae sedis
                                                                                   25 Genus Salminus Agassiz, 1829, incertae sedis
                                                                                   26 Genus Stygichthys Brittan & Bohlke, 1965, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   27 Genus Triportheus Cope, 1872, incertae sedis
                                                                                   28 Genus Tyttobrycon Gery, 1973, incertae sedis
                                                                                   29 Genus Xenagoniates Myers, 1942, incertae sedis [monotypic]
                                                                                   30 Subfamily Agoniatinae [monotypic]
                                                                                   31 Subfamily Clupeacharacinae [monotypic]
                                                                                   32 Subfamily Iguanodectinae
                                                                                   33 Subfamily Bryconinae
                                                                                   34 Subfamily Serrasalminae - piranhas and allies
                                                                                   35 Subfamily Aphyocharacinae [monotypic]
                                                                                   36 Subfamily Characinae
                                                                                   37 Subfamily Stethaprioninae
                                                                                   38 Subfamily Tetragonopterinae
                                                                                   39 Subfamily Rhoadsiinae
                                                                                   40 Subfamily Cheirodontinae
                                                                                   41.1 Subfamily Glandulocaudinae
                                                                                   41.2 Subfamily Stevardiinae

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Last updated: 2 Apr 2018