Astyanax cf. fasciatus: ILPLA , (6) mm SL, Laguna de Lobos (35° 17’S59°07’W), Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, coll.: A. Miquelarena et al. Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier, ). AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia (Kingdom). We studied the feeding behaviour during the larval stages (from hatching until 8 weeks) of the Mexican blind fish Astyanax fasciatus, black tetra Gymnocorymbus .

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With around described species and new ones being described yearly, [2] this genus is among the largest of the entire order; Hyphessobrycon also has more than species and which one is larger at any one time depends on whether more species have been recently described in one or the other. Views Read Edit View history.

EigenmannAstyanax depressirostris A. EigenmannAstyanax rutilus L.

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Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax dissensus C. Some recognize it as part of the Mexican tetra A. MyersAstyanax intermedius C.


AhlAstyanax procerus C. Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are astyajax as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters.

Astyanax fasciatus – Taxonomy Result

Uses authors parameter link. LucindaAstyanax endy MirandeG. Biology and Evolution of the Mexican Cavefish. MyersAstyanax henseli F.

GarciaAstyanax orbignyanus ValenciennesAstyanax orthodus C. LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C. EigenmannAstyanax goyanensis P. Eigenmann[18] Astyanax obscurus R. EigenmannAstyanax gymnogenys C. JenynsAstyanax schubarti BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. Brazilian Journal of Biology. Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax gracilior C.

The lack of comprehensive phylogenetic analyses dealing with this genus is hindering fasciatuw thorough review and the relationships remain as indeterminate as the monophyly is doubtful.

LimaAstyanax altior C. The type species is A. Sampaio[11] Astyanax dnophos F. EigenmannAstyanax gisleni DahlAstyanax giton C. Wikimedia Commons astyznax media related to Astyanax genus. Retrieved from ” https: Uses authors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link faaciatus on Wikidata. EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C. Eigenmann[16] Astyanax gymnodontus C. The generic name comes from Astyanaxa character in Greek mythologywho was the son of Hector of Troy ; in homage to this, several specific epithets also refer to the Iliad.


Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Characidae of the order Characiformes. Although included in Astyanax by FishBasephylogenetic evidence supports moving A.

Sampaio[11] Astyanax multidens C. Astyanax Astyanax mexicanus Scientific classification Kingdom: EigenmannAstyanax mutator C. This genus is more or less defined as in by Carl H. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. MalabarbaAstyanax daguae C.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The fasviatus and colorless cave tetra of Mexico is a famous member of the genus, but its taxonomic position is disputed: EigenmannAstyanax guaricana C.

EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis C. EigenmannAstyanax paranahybae C. MyersAstyanax symmetricus C.