Alestopetersius

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Otomorpha
Subcohors: Ostariophysi
Sectio: Otophysa
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Alestidae
Genus: Alestopetersius
Species (10): A. bifasciatus – A. brichardi – A. caudalis – A. compressus – A. conspectus – A. hilgendorfi – A. leopoldianus – A. nigropterus – A. smykalai – A. tumbensis

Name[edit]

  • Alestopetersius Hoedeman, 1951: 6

Type species: Petersius hilgendorfi Boulenger, 1899. Type by monotypy.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Petersialestes (subgenus of Alestopetersius) Hoedeman, 1951: 8
  • Rhabdopetersius (subgenus of Alestopetersius) Hoedeman, 1951: 8

References[edit]

  • Hoedeman, J.J. 1951: Studies on African characid fishes I. The tribe Alestidi. Beaufortia, 1(3): 1–8.
  • Munene, J.J.M.M.; Stiassny, M.L.J. 2012: A new Alestopetersius (Characiformes: Alestidae) from the Kwilu River (Kasai basin) of central Africa; with a phylogeny for the genus and synonymy of Duboisialestes. Zootaxa, 3166: 59–68. Preview PDF