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Cheirodon is a genus of characins occurring in South America. Of the 10 currently described species; one, C. jaguaribensis, is placed here as a convenience, as its actual position in Characidae is unknown.

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Cheirodon interruptus.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Subfamily: Cheirodontinae
Genus: Cheirodon
Girard, 1855