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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Subfamily: Stevardiinae
Genus: Knodus
C. H. Eigenmann, 1911

Bryconadenos Weitzman, Menezes, Evers & Burns, 2005

Knodus is a genus of characins from South America.[1]


There are currently 29 recognized species of this genus:


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Thomaz, A.T., Arcila, D., Ortí, G. & Malabarba, L.R. (2015): Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Stevardiinae Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae): classification and the evolution of reproductive traits. BMC Evolutionary Biology, (2015) 15: 146.
  2. ^ Esguícero, A.L.H. & Castro, R.M.C. (2014): Knodus figueiredoi, a new characid from the Rio das Garças, upper Rio Araguaia basin, Brazil, with comments on the taxonomic limits of the genera Knodus and Bryconamericus (Teleostei: Characidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 25 (1): 39-48.