Family Crenuchidae Gunther, 1864 – South American darters

Family Crenuchidae Gunther, 1864 – South American darters

The Family Crenuchidae includes 2 subfamilies and 11 genera [Crenuchinae (Poecilocharax and Crenuchus)] and [Characidiinae (Ammocryptocharax, Characidium, Elachocharax, Klausewitzia, Leptocharacidium, Melanocharacidium, Microcharacidium, Odontocharacidium and Skiotocharax)]

There are 2 subfamilies, 11 genera and 95 species currently recognized: Crenuchinae (Poecilocharax (2) and Crenuchus (1)) and Characidiinae (Ammocryptocharax (4), Characidium (68), Elachocharax (4), Klausewitzia (1), Leptocharacidium (1), Melanocharacidium (9), Microcharacidium (3), Odontocharacidium (1) and Skiotocharax (1))

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