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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Cheirodontinae
Genus: Cheirodon

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Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Cheirodon australe
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South America
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Cheirodon galusdai Eigenmann, 1928

Photo by Photo by Busse, K.
 
Cheirodon galusdai
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South America
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis Eigenmann, 1915

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Cheirodon interruptus (Jenyns, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Mirande, M.
 
Cheirodon interruptus
[Uruguay tetra]
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Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Cheirodon jaguaribensis
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Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Cheirodon kiliani
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Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Cheirodon luelingi
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Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Cheirodon ortegai
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Max. Length 3.9 cm TL

 
Cheirodon parahybae
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cheirodon pisciculus
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10 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cheirodon australe South America 5.0 SL 1928
Cheirodon galusdai South America 5.9 SL 1928
Cheirodon ibicuhiensis South America 4.2 SL 1915
Cheirodon interruptus Uruguay tetra South America 6 TL 1842
Cheirodon jaguaribensis South America 3.8 SL 1941
Cheirodon kiliani South America 3.0 SL 1982
Cheirodon luelingi South America 1.8 SL 1964
Cheirodon ortegai South America 3.4 SL 1980
Cheirodon parahybae South America 3.9 TL 1915
Cheirodon pisciculus South America 5.4 SL 1855



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