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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Serrapinnus
L. R. Malabarba, 1998

Serrapinnus is a genus of characins from tropical South America.


There are currently 15 recognized species of this genus:


  1. ^ a b c Malabarba, L.R. & Jerep, F.C. (2014): Review of the species of the genus Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998 (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae) from the rio Tocantins-Araguaia basin, with description of three new species. Zootaxa, 3847 (1): 57–79.
  2. ^ Jerep, F.C. & Malabarba, L.R. (2014): A new species of Serrapinnus Malabarba, 1998 (Characidae: Cheirodontinae) from Rio Grande do Norte State, northeastern Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology, 12 (2): 301-308.
  3. ^ Zarske, A. (2012): Serrapinnus sterbai spec. nov. - Beschreibung eines neuen Salmlers (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae: Cheirodontinae) aus Brasilien mit Bemerkungen zu S. gracilis (Géry, 1960) comb. nov. und S. littoris (Géry, 1960) comb. nov. Vertebrate Zoology, 62 (1): 3–17.
  4. ^ Jerep, F.C., Camelier, P. & Malabarba, L.R. (2016): Serrapinnus zanatae, a new species from the rio Jequitinhonha basin, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 26 (4): 289-298.