Priocharax

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Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Acestrorhynchidae
Subfamilia: Heterocharacinae
Genus: Priocharax
Species: P. ariel – P. nanus – P. pygmaeus

Name

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Priocharax Weitzman & Vari, 1987: Proc Biol Soc Wash 100 (3): 641.

Etymology: prio (= saw), referring to numerous small jaw teeth; Charax, typical genus of the Characiformes, from Greek word meaning “palisade of pointed sticks,” referring to densely packed sharp teeth, now a common root-name formation in the order. (From The ETYFish project)

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