List of Nominal Species of Apteronotidae
(Ghost knifefishes)
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Nominal Species (n = 100) Present allocation (n = 89) Ref.
Apteronotus acidops Triques, 2011 Apteronotus acidops 88927
Gymnotus albifrons Linnaeus, 1766 Apteronotus albifrons 26457
Pariosternarchus amazonensis Albert & Crampton, 2006 Pariosternarchus amazonensis 57730
Apteronotus anas Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 Parapteronotus hasemani 36886
Apteronotus apurensis Fernández-Yépez, 1968 Apteronotus apurensis 26457
Sternarchorhynchus axelrodi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus axelrodi 84053
Sternarchus balaenops Cope, 1878 Adontosternarchus balaenops 12965
Sternarchus bonapartii Castelnau, 1855 Apteronotus bonapartii 26457
Sternarchus brasiliensis Reinhardt, 1852 Apteronotus brasiliensis 26457
Sternarchorhynchus britskii Campos-da-Paz, 2000 Sternarchorhynchus britskii 36886
Sternarchorhynchus caboclo de Santana & Nogueira, 2006 Sternarchorhynchus caboclo 56957
Sternarchella calhamazon Lundberg, Coz Fernandes, Campos da Paz & Sullivan, 2013 Sternarchella calhamazon 93342
Apteronotus camposdapazi de Santana & Lehmann A., 2006 Apteronotus camposdapazi 57702
Apteronotus caudimaculosus de Santana, 2003 Apteronotus caudimaculosus 50581
Sternarchorhynchus chaoi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus chaoi 84053
Adontosternarchus clarkae Mago-Leccia, Lundberg & Baskin, 1985 Adontosternarchus clarkae 26457
Porotergus compsus Mago-Leccia, 1994 Compsaraia compsus 26457
Sternarchorhynchus cramptoni de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus cramptoni 84053
Platyurosternarchus crypticus de Santana & Vari, 2009 Platyurosternarchus crypticus 81220
Sternarchogiton cuchillejo Schultz, 1949 Apteronotus cuchillejo 26457
Apteronotus cuchillo Schultz, 1949 Apteronotus cuchillo 26457
Sternarchorhynchus curumim de Santana & Crampton, 2006 Sternarchorhynchus curumim 57455
Sternarchella curvioperculata Godoy, 1968 Sternarchella curvioperculata 26457
Sternarchus curvirostris Boulenger, 1887 Sternarchorhynchus curvirostris 26457
Megadontognathus cuyuniense Mago-Leccia, 1994 Megadontognathus cuyuniense 26457
Adontosternarchus devenanzii Mago-Leccia, Lundberg & Baskin, 1985 Adontosternarchus devenanzii 36886
Adontosternarchus duartei de Santana & Vari, 2012 Adontosternarchus duartei 91753
Magosternarchus duccis Lundberg, Cox Fernandes & Albert, 1996 Magosternarchus duccis 13085
Porotergus duende de Santana & Crampton, 2010 Porotergus duende 83661
Porotergus ellisi Alonso de Arámburu, 1957 Apteronotus ellisi 26457
Apteronotus eschmeyeri de Santana, Maldonado-Ocampo, Severi & Mendes, 2004 Apteronotus eschmeyeri 50571
Oedemognathus exodon Myers, 1936 Sternarchogiton nattereri 33194
Sternarchorhynchus freemani de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus freemani 84053
Sternarchorhynchus galibi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus galibi 84053
Apteronotus galvisi de Santana, Maldonado-Ocampo & Crampton, 2007 Apteronotus galvisi 75033
Porotergus gimbeli Ellis, 1912 Porotergus gimbeli 26457
Sternarchorhynchus gnomus de Santana & Taphorn, 2006 Sternarchorhynchus gnomus 56955
Sternarchorhynchus goeldii de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus goeldii 84053
Porotergus gymnotus Ellis, 1912 Porotergus gymnotus 12225
Porotergus gymnotus (non Ellis, 1912) Porotergus duende 83661
Sternarchorhynchus hagedornae de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus hagedornae 84053
Sternarchus hasemani Ellis, 1913 Parapteronotus hasemani 26457
Sternarchorhynchus higuchii de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus higuchii 84053
Compsaraia iara Bernt & Albert, 2017 Compsaraia iara 115978
Sternarchorhynchus inpai de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus inpai 84053
Sternarchorhynchus jaimei de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus jaimei 84053
Sternarchus jurubidae Fowler, 1944 Apteronotus jurubidae 26457
Megadontognathus kaitukaensis Campos-da-paz, 1999 Megadontognathus kaitukaensis 33371
Sternarchorhynchus kokraimoro de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus kokraimoro 84053
Sternarchogiton labiatus de Santana & Crampton, 2007 Sternarchogiton labiatus 75769
Sternarchus lacepedii Castelnau, 1855 Apteronotus albifrons 26457
Sternarchus leptorhynchus Ellis, 1912 Apteronotus leptorhynchus 2059
Apteronotus lindalvae de Santana & Cox Fernandes, 2012 Apteronotus lindalvae 91045
Sternarchus macrolepis Steindachner, 1881 Apteronotus macrolepis 36886
Sternarchus macrostoma Günther, 1870 Platyurosternarchus macrostomus 26457
Sternarchus macrostomus Fowler, 1943 Apteronotus macrostomus 26457
Ubidia magdalenensis Miles, 1945 Apteronotus magdalenensis 26457
Apteronotus magoi de Santana, Castillo & Taphorn, 2006 Apteronotus magoi 57694
Tembeassu marauna Triques, 1998 Tembeassu marauna 57479
Sternarchorhynchus mareikeae de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus mareikeae 84053
Sternarchus mariae Eigenmann & Fisher, 1914 Apteronotus mariae 26457
Sternarchorhynchus marreroi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus marreroi 84053
Sternarchus maximilliani Castelnau, 1855 Apteronotus albifrons 26457
Sternarchorhynchus mendesi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus mendesi 84053
Sternarchorhynchus mesensis Campos-da-Paz, 2000 Sternarchorhynchus mesensis 36352
Apteronotus milesi de Santana & Maldonado-Ocampo, 2005 Apteronotus milesi 55976
Sternarchorhynchus montanus de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus montanus 84053
Sternarchus mormyrus Steindachner, 1868 Sternarchorhynchus mormyrus 26457
Sternarchus muelleri Steindachner, 1881 Sternarchorhamphus muelleri 26282
Sternarchorhynchus mulleri Castelnau, 1855 Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus 26457
Sternarchus nattereri Steindachner, 1868 Sternarchogiton nattereri 26457
Adontosternarchus nebulosus Lundberg & Cox Fernandes, 2007 Adontosternarchus nebulosus 78211
Sternarchella orinoco Mago-Leccia, 1994 Sternarchella sima 36886
Sternarchella orthos Mago-Leccia, 1994 Sternarchella orthos 26457
Sternarchus oxyrhynchus Müller & Troschel, 1849 Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus 26457
Apteronotus passan Lacepède, 1800 Apteronotus albifrons 26457
Sternarchogiton porcinum Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 Sternarchogiton porcinum 26457
Sternarchogiton preto de Santana & Crampton, 2007 Sternarchogiton preto 75769
Magosternarchus raptor Lundberg, Cox Fernandes & Albert, 1996 Magosternarchus raptor 13085
Sternarchorhynchus retzeri de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus retzeri 84053
Sternarchorhynchus roseni (non Mago-Leccia, 1994) Sternarchorhynchus cramptoni 84053
Sternarchorhynchus roseni Mago-Leccia, 1994 Sternarchorhynchus roseni 26457
Sternarchorhynchus roseni (non Mago-Leccia, 1994) Sternarchorhynchus retzeri 84053
Stenarchus rostratus (non Meek & Hildebrand, 1913) Apteronotus eschmeyeri 50571
Sternarchus rostratus Meek & Hildebrand, 1913 Apteronotus rostratus 26457
Sternarchus sachsi Peters, 1877 Adontosternarchus sachsi 26457
Compsaraia samueli Albert & Crampton, 2009 Compsaraia samueli 80384
Sternarchus schotti Steindachner, 1868 Sternarchella schotti 26457
Sternarchorhynchus schwassmanni de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus schwassmanni 84053
Sternarchorhynchus severii de Santana & Nogueira, 2006 Sternarchorhynchus severii 56957
Sternarchella sima Starks, 1913 Sternarchella sima 26457
Sternarchus spurrellii Regan, 1914 Apteronotus spurrellii 26457
Sternarchorhynchus starksi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus starksi 84053
Sternarchorhynchus stewarti de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus stewarti 84053
Sternarchus tamandua Boulenger, 1898 Orthosternarchus tamandua 26457
Sternarchorhynchus taphorni de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus taphorni 84053
Porotergus terminalis Eigenmann & Allen, 1942 Sternarchella terminalis 26457
Sternarchorhynchus villasboasi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus villasboasi 84053
Sternarchorhynchus yepezi de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchorhynchus yepezi 84053
Sternarchogiton zuanoni de Santana & Vari, 2010 Sternarchogiton zuanoni 83662
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