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Gymnotus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 163309

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Giton Kaup in Duméril, 1856
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                               SuborderGymnotoidei  – knife-fishes  
                                  FamilyGymnotidae  – knife-fishes, electric eels, cuchillos, nakedback knifefishes, poissons-couteaux, naked-back knifefishes  
                                     GenusGymnotus Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus anguillaris Hoedeman, 1962  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus arapaima Albert and Crampton, 2001  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus bahianus Campos-da-Paz and Costa, 1996  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758 – banded knifefish, gymnotid eel, banded knifefish, gymnotid eel 
                                        SpeciesGymnotus cataniapo Mago-Leccia, 1994  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus choco Albert, Crampton and Maldonado in Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus coatesi La Monte, 1935  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus coropinae Hoedeman, 1962  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus cylindricus La Monte, 1935  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus diamantinensis Campos-da-Paz, 2002  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus esmeraldas Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus henni Albert, Crampton and Maldonado in Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus inaequilabiatus (Valenciennes, 1842)  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus javari Albert, Crampton and Hagedorn in Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus jonasi Albert and Crampton, 2001  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus maculosus Albert and Miller, 1995 – cuchillo, spotted knifefish 
                                        SpeciesGymnotus mamiraua Albert and Crampton, 2001  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus melanopleura Albert and Crampton, 2001  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus onca Albert and Crampton, 2001  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus panamensis Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus pantherinus (Steindachner, 1908)  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus paraguensis Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus pedanopterus Mago-Leccia, 1994  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus stenoleucus Mago-Leccia, 1994  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus sylvius Albert and Fernandes-Matioli in Albert et al., 1999  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus tigre Albert and Crampton, 2003  
                                        SpeciesGymnotus ucamara Crampton, Lovejoy and Albert, 2003  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Gymnotus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gymnotus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Gymnotus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Gymnotus   

 Geographic Information
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