Pygocentrus nattereri

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Pygocentrus nattereri

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Characiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi
Ordo: Characiformes

Familia: Serrasalmidae
Genus: Pygocentrus
Species: Pygocentrus nattereri

Name[edit]

Pygocentrus nattereri Kner, 1858

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Red piranha
español: Piraña roja
français: Piranha rouge
português: Piranha, Piranha-vermelha, Piranha-caju
ไทย: ปิรันย่าแดง, ปิรันย่าท้องแดง
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References[edit]

  • Luz, L. A., Reis, L. L., Sampaio, I., Barros, M. C. & Fraga, E., 2015: Genetic differentiation in the populations of red piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri Kner (1860) (Characiformes: Serrasalminae), from the river basins of northeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, ahead of print Epub Nov 10, 2015. doi: 10.1590/1519-6984.00214  reference page