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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Oligosarcus

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22 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus acutirostris
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus amome
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Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.

South America
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Oligosarcus argenteus Günther, 1864

Photo by Azevedo-Santos, V.M.
 
Oligosarcus argenteus
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Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Oligosarcus bolivianus (Fowler, 1940)

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Oligosarcus bolivianus
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Photo by Braga MR & Vitule JRS

South America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Oligosarcus brevioris Menezes, 1987

Photo by Braga MR & Vitule JRS
 
Oligosarcus brevioris
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Photo by Vitule, JRS

South America
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Oligosarcus hepsetus (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Vitule, JRS
 
Oligosarcus hepsetus
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No picture found
South America

 
Oligosarcus itau
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus jacuiensis
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Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.

South America
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Oligosarcus jenynsii (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Roselet, F.F.G.
 
Oligosarcus jenynsii
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus longirostris
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus macrolepis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus menezesi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus oligolepis
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Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 20.5 cm SL
Oligosarcus paranensis Menezes & Géry, 1983

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Oligosarcus paranensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus perdido
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Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL
Oligosarcus pintoi Amaral Campos, 1945

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Oligosarcus pintoi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus planaltinae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus platensis
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Photo by Timm, C.D.

South America
Max. Length 31.3 cm TL
Oligosarcus robustus Menezes, 1969

Photo by Timm, C.D.
 
Oligosarcus robustus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus schindleri
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus solitarius
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Oligosarcus varii
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22 Species of Family Characidae with Genus Oligosarcus
(Characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1987 Oligosarcus acutirostris South America 16 SL
2015 Oligosarcus amome South America 12.5 SL
1864 Oligosarcus argenteus South America 10.5 SL
1940 Oligosarcus bolivianus South America 14.7 SL
1987 Oligosarcus brevioris South America 28 TL
1829 Oligosarcus hepsetus South America 32 TL
2011 Oligosarcus itau South America
2010 Oligosarcus jacuiensis South America 20.5 SL
1864 Oligosarcus jenynsii South America 31 TL
1983 Oligosarcus longirostris South America 29.5 SL
1877 Oligosarcus macrolepis South America 7.7 SL
1996 Oligosarcus menezesi South America 13.8 SL
1867 Oligosarcus oligolepis South America 11.2 SL
1983 Oligosarcus paranensis South America 20.5 SL
2007 Oligosarcus perdido South America 9.8 SL
1945 Oligosarcus pintoi South America 8.8 SL
1983 Oligosarcus planaltinae South America 9.9 SL
1962 Oligosarcus platensis South America 9.7 SL
1969 Oligosarcus robustus South America 31.3 TL
1983 Oligosarcus schindleri South America 8.2 SL
1987 Oligosarcus solitarius South America 16.2 SL
2015 Oligosarcus varii South America 19.7 SL



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