Othonocheirodus eigenmanni

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Othonocheirodus eigenmanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Othonocheirodus
G. S. Myers, 1927
Species: O. eigenmanni
Binomial name
Othonocheirodus eigenmanni
G. S. Myers, 1927

Othonocheirodus eigenmanni is a species of characin endemic to Peru, where it is found in the Amazon River basin. This species is the only member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ 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.