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Melanotaenia  Gill, 1862
Taxonomic Serial No.: 165979

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nematocentris Peters, 1866
    Charisella Fowler, 1939
  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  
                            OrderAtheriniformes  – silversides  
                                  FamilyMelanotaeniidae  – rainbow fishes  
                                     GenusMelanotaenia Gill, 1862  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia affinis (Weber, 1907)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia ajamaruensis Allen and Cross, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia angfa Allen, 1990  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia arfakensis Allen, 1990  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia batanta Allen and Renyaan, 1998  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia boesemani Allen and Cross, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia caerulea Allen, 1996  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia catherinae (de Beaufort, 1910)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia corona Allen, 1982  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia duboulayi (Castelnau, 1878)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia eachamensis Allen and Cross, 1982  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia exquisita Allen, 1978  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau, 1878) – Australian rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia fredericki (Fowler, 1939)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia goldiei (Macleay, 1883)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia gracilis Allen, 1978  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia herbertaxelrodi Allen, 1981  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia irianjaya Allen, 1985  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia iris Allen, 1987  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia japenensis Allen and Cross, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia kamaka Allen and Renyaan, 1996  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia lacustris Munro, 1964  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia lakamora Allen and Renyaan, 1996  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia maccullochi Ogilby, 1915 – dwarf rainbowfish, dwarf rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia maylandi Allen, 1983  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia misoolensis Allen, 1982  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia monticola Allen, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia mubiensis Allen, 1996  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia nigrans (Richardson, 1843) – Australian redtailed rainbowfish 
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia ogilbyi Weber, 1910  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia oktediensis Allen and Cross, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia papuae Allen, 1981  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia parkinsoni Allen, 1980  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia parva Allen, 1990  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia pierucciae Allen and Renyaan, 1996  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia pimaensis Allen, 1981  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia praecox (Weber and de Beaufort, 1922)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia pygmaea Allen, 1978  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia rubripinnis Allen and Renyaan, 1998  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia sexlineata (Munro, 1964)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia solata Taylor, 1964  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia splendida (Peters, 1866)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia sylvatica Allen, 1997  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia trifasciata (Rendahl, 1922)  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia utcheensis McGuigan, 2001  
                                        SpeciesMelanotaenia vanheurni (Weber and de Beaufort, 1922)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Reference for: Melanotaenia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melanotaenia   
  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: Melanotaenia   

 Geographic Information
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