Hysteronotus megalostomus

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Hysteronotus megalostomus
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Hysteronotus
C. H. Eigenmann, 1911
Species: H. megalostomus
Binomial name
Hysteronotus megalostomus
C. H. Eigenmann, 1911

Hysteronotus megalostomus is a species of characin endemic to Brazil where it is found in the upper São Francisco River basin. This species is the only member of its genus.[1][2]


  1. ^ Menezes, N.A., Weitzman, S.H. & Teixeira, T.F. (2016): Redescription of Hysteronotus megalostomus (Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae), a poorly known characid from tributaries of the Rio São Fancisco, Brazil with comments on the conservation of the species. Journal of Fish Biology, 89 (1): 495-509.
  2. ^ 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.