Tetragonopterus

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Tetragonopterus
Tetragonopterus.jpg
Tetragonopterus argenteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Genus: Tetragonopterus
G. Cuvier, 1816
Type species
Tetragonopterus argenteus
G. Cuvier, 1816

Tetragonopterus is a genus of fish in the family Characidae native to South America.

Species[edit]

There are currently 12 recognized species of this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Silva, G.S.C. & Benine, R.C. (2011): A new species of Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816 (Characiformes, Characidae, Tetragonopterinae) from the upper rio Araguaia, Central Brazil. Zootaxa, 2911: 50–56.
  2. ^ a b Silva, G.S.C., Melo, B.F., Oliveira, C. & Benine, R.C. (2013): Morphological and molecular evidence for two new species of Tetragonopterus (Characiformes: Characidae) from central Brazil. Journal of Fish Biology, 82 (5): 1613-1631.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Silva, G.S.C., Melo, B.F., Oliveira, C. & Benine, R.C. (2016): Revision of the South American genus Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816 (Teleostei: Characidae) with description of four new species. Zootaxa, 4200 (1): 1–46.
  4. ^ Melo, B.F., Benine, R.C., Mariguela, T.C. & Oliveira, C. (2011): A new species of Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816 (Characiformes: Characidae: Tetragonopterinae) from the rio Jari, Amapá, northern Brazil. Neotropical Ichthyology, 9 (1): 49-56.