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Taxonomic Serial No.: 165974

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Bedotiidae
  Common Name(s): rainbow fishes [English]
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderAtheriniformes  – silversides  
                                  FamilyMelanotaeniidae  – rainbow fishes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Bedotia Regan, 1903  
                                     Genus Cairnsichthys Allen, 1980  
                                     Genus Chilatherina Regan, 1914  
                                     Genus Glossolepis Weber, 1907  
                                     Genus Iriatherina Meinken, 1974  
                                     Genus Kalyptatherina Saeed and Ivantsoff, 1991  
                                     Genus Kiunga Allen, 1983  
                                     Genus Marosatherina Aarn, Ivantsoff and Kottelat, 1998  
                                     Genus Melanotaenia Gill, 1862  
                                     Genus Paratherina Kottelat, 1990  
                                     Genus Pelangia Allen, 1998  
                                     Genus Popondichthys Allen, 1987  
                                     Genus Pseudomugil Kner, 1866 – big-eyes, big-eyes 
                                     Genus Rhadinocentrus Regan, 1914  
                                     Genus Rheocles Jordan and Hubbs in Jordan, 1919  
                                     Genus Scaturiginichthys Ivantsoff, Unmack, Saeed and Crowley, 1991  
                                     Genus Telmatherina Boulenger, 1897  
                                     Genus Tominanga Kottelat, 1990  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melanotaeniidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dyer, B. S., and B. Chernoff  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships among atheriniform fishes (Teleostei: Atherinomorpha)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society, vol. 117, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-69   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0024-4082   
  Reference for: Melanotaeniidae   
  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: Melanotaeniidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Riehl, R., and H. A. Baensch  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aquarium Atlas   
  Page(s): 992   
  Publisher: Hans A. Baensch   
  Publication Place: Melle, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-88244-050-3   
  Reference for: Melanotaeniidae, rainbow fishes [English]   

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