Characidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiCharaciformes

  • 95,494

    Occurrences
  • 1,102

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Characidae

Common names

  • American characins eng
  • characins eng
  • tetras eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Characiformes
family
Characidae
genus
156
species
1,102
 
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Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. : Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.