Open main menu

Hemibrycon is a genus of characins. They are mainly found in South America (including Trinidad), with the single exception being H. dariensis of east Panama.[1]

Hemibrycon
Hemibrycon sanjuanensis 33951.jpg
Hemibrycon sanjuanensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Hemibrycon

Günther, 1864

SpeciesEdit

There are currently 39 recognized species in this genus:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Thomaz, A.T., Arcila, D., Ortí, G. & Malabarba, L.R. (2015): Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Stevardiinae Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae): classification and the evolution of reproductive traits. BMC Evolutionary Biology, (2015) 15: 146.
  2. ^ a b c Román-Valencia, C., Ruiz-C., R.I., Taphorn, D.C., Mancera-Rodriguez, N.J. & García-Alzate, C.A. (2013): Three new species of Hemibrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Magdalena River Basin, Colombia. Revista de Biologia Tropical, 61 (3): 1365-1387.
  3. ^ Román-Valencia, C., Ruiz-C., R.I., Taphorn, D.C. & García-Alzate, C.A. (2014): A new species of Hemibrycon (Characiformes, Characidae) from the upper San Juan River drainage, Pacific versant, Colombia. ZooKeys, 454: 109-125.
  4. ^ García-Alzate, C.A., Román-Valencia, C. & Taphorn, D.C. (2015): A new species of Hemibrycon (Characiformes: Characidae), a freshwater fish from the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Caribbean drainage, Colombia. Research Journal of the Costa Rican Distance Education University, 7 (1): 89-97.