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Family: Crenuchidae South American darters



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85 species (see list below)

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Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Ammocryptocharax elegans Weitzman & Kanazawa, 1976

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Ammocryptocharax elegans
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Ammocryptocharax lateralis
[]

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)

South America
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Ammocryptocharax minutus Buckup, 1993

Photo by Asociacion Acuaristas de Venezuela (AAV)
 
Ammocryptocharax minutus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL

 
Ammocryptocharax vintonae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Characidium alipioi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Characidium amaila
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Characidium bahiense
[]

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.

South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Characidium bimaculatum Fowler, 1941

Photo by Ramos, T.P.A.
 
Characidium bimaculatum
[]

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

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Characidium boavistae Steindachner, 1915

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Characidium boavistae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Characidium boehlkei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Characidium bolivianum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Characidium borellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Characidium brevirostre
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Characidium caucanum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Characidium chupa
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Characidium crandellii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Characidium declivirostre
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Characidium etheostoma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Characidium etzeli
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Characidium fasciatum Reinhardt, 1867

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Characidium fasciatum
[Darter characin]

Photo by Castro, R.M.C.

South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Characidium gomesi Travassos, 1956

Photo by Castro, R.M.C.
 
Characidium gomesi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 8.8 cm

 
Characidium grajahuensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Characidium hasemani
[]

Photo by Habluetzel, P.

South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Characidium heinianum Zarske & Géry, 2001

Photo by Habluetzel, P.
 
Characidium heinianum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Characidium heirmostigmata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Characidium interruptum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Characidium japuhybense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Characidium lagosantense
[]

Photo by Hackradt, C.W.

South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Characidium lanei Travassos, 1967

Photo by Hackradt, C.W.
 
Characidium lanei
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Characidium laterale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Characidium lauroi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Characidium longum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Characidium macrolepidotum
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Characidium marshi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Characidium mirim
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Characidium nupelia
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Characidium occidentale
[]

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Characidium oiticicai Travassos, 1967

Photo by Marceniuk, A.P.
 
Characidium oiticicai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Characidium orientale
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Characidium papachibe
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Characidium pellucidum
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 6.8 cm TL
Characidium phoxocephalum Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Characidium phoxocephalum
[]

Photo by Sazima, I.

South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Characidium pteroides Eigenmann, 1909

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Characidium pteroides
[]

Photo by Becker, F.G.

South America
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Characidium pterostictum Gomes, 1947

Photo by Becker, F.G.
 
Characidium pterostictum
[]

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.

South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Characidium purpuratum Steindachner, 1882

Photo by Galtier Delbosc, M.
 
Characidium purpuratum
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Characidium rachovii Regan, 1913

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Characidium rachovii
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Characidium roesseli
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Characidium sanctjohanni
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Characidium schindleri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 51.3 cm SL

 
Characidium schubarti
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Characidium serrano
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Characidium steindachneri Cope, 1878

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Characidium steindachneri
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Characidium stigmosum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Characidium tenue
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Characidium timbuiense
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Characidium vestigipinne
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Characidium vidali
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Characidium xanthopterum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Characidium xavante
[]

Photo by AquaNet

South America
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL
Characidium zebra Eigenmann, 1909

Photo by AquaNet
 
Characidium zebra
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Crenuchus spilurus Günther, 1863

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Crenuchus spilurus
[Sailfin tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Elachocharax geryi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Elachocharax junki
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.4 cm SL

 
Elachocharax mitopterus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Elachocharax pulcher
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Geryichthys sterbai
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Klausewitzia ritae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Leptocharacidium omospilus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium auroradiatum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium blennioides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium compressus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium depressum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium dispilomma
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium melanopteron
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Melanocharacidium nigrum
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Melanocharacidium pectorale
[]

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

South America
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL
Melanocharacidium rex (Böhlke, 1958)

Photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP
 
Melanocharacidium rex
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Microcharacidium eleotrioides (Géry, 1960)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Microcharacidium eleotrioides
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Microcharacidium geryi
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Microcharacidium gnomus
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 1.2 cm SL

 
Microcharacidium weitzmani
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Odontocharacidium aphanes (Weitzman & Kanazawa, 1977)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Odontocharacidium aphanes
[Green dwarf tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.7 cm TL

 
Poecilocharax bovalii
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poecilocharax weitzmani Géry, 1965

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Poecilocharax weitzmani
[Black morpho tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Skiotocharax meizon
[]
85 Species of Family Crenuchidae
(South American darters)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1976 Ammocryptocharax elegans South America 3.3 SL
1909 Ammocryptocharax lateralis South America 2.8 SL
1993 Ammocryptocharax minutus South America 2 SL
1909 Ammocryptocharax vintonae South America 9.0 SL
1955 Characidium alipioi South America 5.2 SL
2013 Characidium amaila South America 8.6 SL
1971 Characidium bahiense South America 2.3 SL
1941 Characidium bimaculatum South America 3.2 SL
1915 Characidium boavistae South America 5.3 SL
1972 Characidium boehlkei South America 7.0 SL
1924 Characidium bolivianum South America 5.3 SL
1895 Characidium borellii South America 6.6 SL
1909 Characidium brevirostre South America 3.3 SL
1912 Characidium caucanum South America
1944 Characidium chupa South America 7.9 SL
1915 Characidium crandellii South America 6.4 SL
1915 Characidium declivirostre South America 8.0 SL
1872 Characidium etheostoma South America 4.2 SL
2001 Characidium etzeli South America 5.6 SL
1867 Characidium fasciatum Darter characin South America 6.7 SL
1956 Characidium gomesi South America 6.5 SL
1944 Characidium grajahuensis South America 8.8
1915 Characidium hasemani South America 6.8 SL
2001 Characidium heinianum South America 2.1 SL
2008 Characidium heirmostigmata South America 5.4 SL
1909 Characidium interruptum South America 5.3 SL
1949 Characidium japuhybense South America 5.5 SL
1947 Characidium lagosantense South America 4.1 SL
1967 Characidium lanei South America 4.1 SL
1895 Characidium laterale South America 3.5 SL
1949 Characidium lauroi South America 7.1 SL
2006 Characidium longum South America 3.1 SL
1868 Characidium macrolepidotum South America 6.1 SL
1925 Characidium marshi Central America 4.4 SL
2013 Characidium mirim South America 2.0 SL
2008 Characidium nupelia South America 3.2 SL
1997 Characidium occidentale South America 4.8 SL
1967 Characidium oiticicai South America 6.8 SL
1997 Characidium orientale South America 5.4 SL
2013 Characidium papachibe South America 2.7 SL
1909 Characidium pellucidum South America 3.4 SL
1912 Characidium phoxocephalum South America 6.8 TL
1909 Characidium pteroides South America 2.8 SL
1947 Characidium pterostictum South America 7.4 SL
1882 Characidium purpuratum South America 5.3 SL
1913 Characidium rachovii South America 4.3 SL
1965 Characidium roesseli South America 3.1 SL
1960 Characidium sanctjohanni South America 4.7 SL
2001 Characidium schindleri South America 6.7 SL
1955 Characidium schubarti South America 51.3 SL
1997 Characidium serrano South America 5.4 SL
1878 Characidium steindachneri South America 4.1 SL
2002 Characidium stigmosum South America 4.3 SL
1894 Characidium tenue South America 5.6 SL
1946 Characidium timbuiense South America 5.6 SL
2000 Characidium vestigipinne South America 5.1 SL
1967 Characidium vidali South America 6.4 SL
2008 Characidium xanthopterum South America 4.7 SL
2008 Characidium xavante South America 2.8 SL
1909 Characidium zebra South America 6.4 SL
1863 Crenuchus spilurus Sailfin tetra South America 5.7 TL
1978 Elachocharax geryi South America 1.9 SL
1971 Elachocharax junki South America 2.3 SL
1986 Elachocharax mitopterus South America 1.4 SL
1927 Elachocharax pulcher South America 2.2 SL
1997 Geryichthys sterbai South America 3 SL
1965 Klausewitzia ritae South America 2.5 SL
1993 Leptocharacidium omospilus South America 7.0 SL
1994 Melanocharacidium auroradiatum South America 4.3 SL
1909 Melanocharacidium blennioides South America 4 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium compressus South America 3.1 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium depressum South America 3.4 TL
1993 Melanocharacidium dispilomma South America 5 TL
1993 Melanocharacidium melanopteron South America 7.2 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium nigrum South America 6.7 SL
1993 Melanocharacidium pectorale South America 4.4 TL
1958 Melanocharacidium rex South America 9.9 SL
1960 Microcharacidium eleotrioides South America 2.1 SL
1997 Microcharacidium geryi South America 2.4 SL
1993 Microcharacidium gnomus South America 2.2 SL
1993 Microcharacidium weitzmani South America 1.2 SL
1977 Odontocharacidium aphanes Green dwarf tetra South America 1.6 SL
1909 Poecilocharax bovalii South America 4.7 TL
1965 Poecilocharax weitzmani Black morpho tetra South America 4 TL
2000 Skiotocharax meizon South America 3.2 SL



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