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Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Cheirodontinae


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67 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Acinocheirodon melanogramma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Amazonspinther dalmata
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL

 
Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Cheirodon australe
[]

Photo by Busse, K.

South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Cheirodon galusdai Eigenmann, 1928

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Cheirodon galusdai
[]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis Eigenmann, 1915

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis
[]

Photo by Mirande, M.

South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cheirodon interruptus (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Mirande, M.
 
Cheirodon interruptus
[Uruguay tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Cheirodon jaguaribensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Cheirodon kiliani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Cheirodon luelingi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Cheirodon ortegai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm TL

 
Cheirodon parahybae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Cheirodon pisciculus
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Cheirodontops geayi Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Cheirodontops geayi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Compsura gorgonae
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm TL
Compsura heterura Eigenmann, 1915

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Compsura heterura
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Ctenocheirodon pristis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Heterocheirodon jacuiensis
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Heterocheirodon yatai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Kolpotocheirodon figueiredoi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Kolpotocheirodon theloura
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Macropsobrycon uruguayanae
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Macropsobrycon xinguensis
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Nanocheirodon insignis (Steindachner, 1880)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Nanocheirodon insignis
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No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe dialeptura
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No picture found
South America

 
Odontostilbe dierythrura
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe ecuadorensis
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No picture found
South America

 
Odontostilbe euspilurus
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Odontostilbe fugitiva
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe littoris
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe microcephala
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No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe mitoptera
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe nareuda
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe pao
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe paraguayensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe parecis
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Odontostilbe pequira (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Odontostilbe pequira
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No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe pulchra
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe roloffi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe splendida
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Odontostilbe stenodon
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Prodontocharax alleni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Prodontocharax howesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Prodontocharax melanotus
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Protocheirodon pi (Vari, 1978)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Protocheirodon pi
[]

Photo by Brown, C.

Central America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Pseudocheirodon arnoldi (Boulenger, 1909)

Photo by Brown, C.
 
Pseudocheirodon arnoldi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pseudocheirodon terrabae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Saccoderma hastata
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Saccoderma melanostigma Schultz, 1944

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Saccoderma melanostigma
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Saccoderma robusta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus aster
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus calliurus
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Serrapinnus gracilis (Géry, 1960)

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Serrapinnus gracilis
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Serrapinnus heterodon (Eigenmann, 1915)

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Serrapinnus heterodon
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL
Serrapinnus kriegi (Schindler, 1937)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Serrapinnus kriegi
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus lucindai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus microdon
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus micropterus
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Serrapinnus notomelas (Eigenmann, 1915)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Serrapinnus notomelas
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Serrapinnus piaba (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Serrapinnus piaba
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus potiguar
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus sterbai
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Serrapinnus tocantinensis
[]

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Spintherobolus ankoseion Weitzman & Malabarba, 1999

Photo by Gazola da Silva FF & Vitule JRS
 
Spintherobolus ankoseion
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Spintherobolus broccae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Spintherobolus leptoura
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No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Spintherobolus papilliferus
[]
67 Species of Family Characidae
(Characins)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1999 Acinocheirodon melanogramma South America 3.8 SL
2008 Amazonspinther dalmata South America 2.0 SL
1915 Aphyocheirodon hemigrammus South America 4.8 TL
1928 Cheirodon australe South America 5.0 SL
1928 Cheirodon galusdai South America 5.9 SL
1915 Cheirodon ibicuhiensis South America 4.2 SL
1842 Cheirodon interruptus Uruguay tetra South America 6 TL
1941 Cheirodon jaguaribensis South America 3.8 SL
1982 Cheirodon kiliani South America 3.0 SL
1964 Cheirodon luelingi South America 1.8 SL
1980 Cheirodon ortegai South America 3.4 SL
1915 Cheirodon parahybae South America 3.9 TL
1855 Cheirodon pisciculus South America 5.5 SL
1944 Cheirodontops geayi South America 4 SL
1909 Compsura gorgonae Central America 2.9 SL
1915 Compsura heterura South America 3.7 TL
2012 Ctenocheirodon pristis South America 3.4 SL
1999 Heterocheirodon jacuiensis South America 4.0 SL
1992 Heterocheirodon yatai South America 4.2 SL
2004 Kolpotocheirodon figueiredoi South America 3.1 SL
2000 Kolpotocheirodon theloura South America 3.0 SL
1915 Macropsobrycon uruguayanae South America 4.6 TL
1973 Macropsobrycon xinguensis South America 3.2 SL
1880 Nanocheirodon insignis South America 2.9 SL
1974 Odontostilbe dialeptura Central America 3.4 SL
1940 Odontostilbe dierythrura South America
2006 Odontostilbe ecuadorensis South America 5.0 SL
1945 Odontostilbe euspilurus South America
1870 Odontostilbe fugitiva South America 4.4 TL
1960 Odontostilbe littoris South America 1.8 SL
1907 Odontostilbe microcephala South America 4.6 SL
1974 Odontostilbe mitoptera Central America 3.7 SL
2006 Odontostilbe nareuda South America 3.8 SL
2007 Odontostilbe pao South America 2.9 SL
1903 Odontostilbe paraguayensis South America 4 SL
2006 Odontostilbe parecis South America 4.2 SL
1882 Odontostilbe pequira South America 5.6 SL
1858 Odontostilbe pulchra Central America 3.7 SL
1972 Odontostilbe roloffi South America 4.2 SL
2007 Odontostilbe splendida South America 4.2 SL
1915 Odontostilbe stenodon South America 3.3 SL
1953 Prodontocharax alleni South America 4.4 SL
1940 Prodontocharax howesi South America 4.2 SL
1924 Prodontocharax melanotus South America 4.8 SL
1978 Protocheirodon pi South America 3.1 SL
1909 Pseudocheirodon arnoldi Central America 4.3 SL
1967 Pseudocheirodon terrabae Central America 5.1 SL
1913 Saccoderma hastata South America 4 SL
1944 Saccoderma melanostigma South America 2.7 SL
1955 Saccoderma robusta South America
2014 Serrapinnus aster South America 3.3 SL
1900 Serrapinnus calliurus South America 4.4 SL
1960 Serrapinnus gracilis South America 2.4 SL
1915 Serrapinnus heterodon South America 4.1 SL
1937 Serrapinnus kriegi South America 2.4 SL
2014 Serrapinnus lucindai South America 3.0 SL
1915 Serrapinnus microdon South America 4.2 SL
1907 Serrapinnus micropterus South America 2.6 SL
1915 Serrapinnus notomelas South America 3.6 SL
1875 Serrapinnus piaba South America 3.5 SL
2014 Serrapinnus potiguar South America 3.2 SL
2012 Serrapinnus sterbai South America 3.5 SL
2014 Serrapinnus tocantinensis South America 4.0 SL
1999 Spintherobolus ankoseion South America 2.8 SL
1925 Spintherobolus broccae South America 2.6 SL
1999 Spintherobolus leptoura South America 2.8 SL
1911 Spintherobolus papilliferus South America 6.1 SL



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