List of Nominal Species of Alestidae
(African tetras)
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Nominal Species (n = 200) Present allocation (n = 119) Ref.
Alestes abeli Fowler, 1936 Brycinus abeli 5331
Alestes acutidens Peters, 1852 Micralestes acutidens 5331
Micralestes acutidens elongatus Daget, 1957 Micralestes elongatus 2880
Alestes adolfi Steindachner, 1914 Alestes stuhlmannii 5331
Lepidarchus adonis Roberts, 1966 Lepidarchus adonis 2880
Lepidarchus adonis signifer Isbrücker, 1970 Lepidarchus adonis 108787
Rhabdalestes aeratis Stiassny & Schaefer, 2005 Rhabdalestes aeratis 55980
Alestes affinis Günther, 1894 Brycinus affinis 5331
Micralestes altus Boulenger, 1899 Brachypetersius altus 5331
Micralestes altus (non Boulenger, 1899) Brachypetersius pseudonummifer 5331
Micralestes ambiguus Géry, 1995 Micralestes ambiguus 36656
Alestes ansorgii Boulenger, 1910 Alestes ansorgii 80450
Alestes ansorgii (non Boulenger, 1910) Alestes macrophthalmus 80450
Petersius ansorgii Boulenger, 1910 Nannopetersius ansorgii 5331
Micralestes argyrotaenia Trewavas, 1936 Micralestes argyrotaenia 5331
Bathyaethiops atercrinis Mamonekene & Stiassny, 2012 Bathyaethiops atercrinis 91757
Hemigrammopetersius aurantiacus Pellegrin, 1930 Phenacogrammus aurantiacus 5331
Bathyaethiops baka Moritz & Schliewen, 2016 Bathyaethiops baka 110423
Myletes baremoze Joannis, 1835 Alestes baremoze 2880
Alestes baremoze eburneensis Paugy, 1986 Alestes baremoze 42019
Alestes baremoze soudaniensis Paugy, 1986 Alestes baremoze 42019
Alestes baremoze tchadense Blache, 1964 Alestes baremoze 5331
Petersius barnardi Herre, 1936 Hemigrammopetersius barnardi 7248
Alestes bartoni Nichols & La Monte, 1953 Brycinus bartoni 42019
Alestes batesii Boulenger, 1903 Brycinus batesii 42019
Alestes bequaerti Boulenger, 1920 Brycinus imberi 5331
Duboisialestes bifasciatus Poll, 1967 Alestopetersius bifasciatus 89102
Alestes bimaculatus Boulenger, 1899 Brycinus bimaculatus 42019
Phenacogrammus bleheri Géry, 1995 Phenacogrammus bleheri 39244
Alestes bouboni Roman, 1973 Brycinus nurse 42019
Bryconaethiops boulengeri Pellegrin, 1900 Bryconaethiops boulengeri 5331
Micralestes breuseghemi Poll, 1945 Bathyaethiops breuseghemi 5331
Micralestes brevianalis Blache & Miton, 1960 Micralestes acutidens 5331
Petersius brevidorsalis Pellegrin, 1921 Rhabdalestes brevidorsalis 2880
Alestes brevipinnis Perugia, 1892 Micralestes holargyreus 5331
Alestes brevis Boulenger, 1903 Brycinus brevis 2880
Hydrocyon brevis Günther, 1864 Hydrocynus brevis 2880
Alestopetersius brichardi Poll, 1967 Alestopetersius brichardi 5331
Petersius brumpti Pellegrin, 1906 Alestopetersius caudalis 5331
Petersius cadwaladeri Fowler, 1930 Brachypetersius cadwaladeri 5331
Phenacogrammus caeruleus Matthes, 1964 Tricuspidalestes caeruleus 5331
Alestes carmesinus Nichols & Griscom, 1917 Brycinus carmesinus 42019
Alestes carolinae Paugy & Lévêque, 1981 Brycinus carolinae 2880
Petersius caudalis Boulenger, 1899 Alestopetersius caudalis 5331
Micralestes caudomaculatus Pellegrin, 1925 Bathyaethiops caudomaculatus 5331
Alestes chaperi Sauvage, 1882 Brycinus longipinnis 2880
Micralestes comoensis Poll & Roman, 1967 Micralestes comoensis 272
Petersius compressus Poll & Gosse, 1963 Alestopetersius compressus 5331
Alestes comptus Roberts & Stewart, 1976 Brycinus comptus 5331
Micralestes congicus Poll, 1967 Micralestes congicus 5331
Petersius conserialis Hilgendorf, 1894 Petersius conserialis 5331
Alestopetersius conspectus Mbimbi Mayi Munene & Stiassny, 2012 Alestopetersius conspectus 89102
Alestes curtus Boulenger, 1920 Brycinus imberi 5331
Alestes curtus (non Boulenger, 1920) Brycinus bimaculatus 5331
Alestes dageti Blache & Miton, 1960 Brycinus nurse 2880
Phenacogrammus deheyni Poll, 1945 Phenacogrammus deheyni 5331
Cyprinus dentex (non Linnaeus, 1758) Alestes baremoze 5331
Cyprinus dentex Linnaeus, 1758 Alestes dentex 2880
Salmo dentex (non Hasselquist, 1762) Alestes baremoze 5331
Salmo dentex Hasselquist, 1762 Alestes dentex 5331
Brycinus derhami Géry & Mahnert, 1977 Brycinus derhami 2880
Hemigrammopetersius duboisi (non Poll, 1959) Alestopetersius bifasciatus 5331
Hemigrammopetersius duboisi Poll, 1959 Alestopetersius tumbensis 5331
Micralestes eburneensis Daget, 1965 Micralestes eburneensis 2880
Brycinus epuluensis Decru, Vreven, Sadio & Snoeks, 2016 Brycinus epuluensis 113515
Alestes erythropterus Pellegrin, 1907 Brycinus nurse 2880
Alestes ferox Hopson & Hopson, 1982 Brycinus ferox 53378
Bathyaethiops flammeus Moritz & Schliewen, 2016 Bathyaethiops flammeus 110423
Micralestes fodori Matthes, 1965 Micralestes fodori 5331
Hydrocyon forskahlii Cuvier, 1819 Hydrocynus forskahlii 46206
Alestes fuchsii Boulenger, 1899 Brycinus imberi 5331
Alestes fuchsii taeniata Pellegrin, 1903 Brycinus imberi 5331
Brycinus fwaensis Géry, 1995 Brycinus fwaensis 36656
Brachypetersius gabonensis Poll, 1967 Brachypetersius gabonensis 80290
Hydrocynus goliath Boulenger, 1898 Hydrocynus goliath 4537
Micralestes grandi Fowler, 1936 Alestopetersius caudalis 5331
Alestes grandisquamis Boulenger, 1899 Brycinus grandisquamis 42019
Bathyaethiops greeni Fowler, 1949 Bathyaethiops greeni 5331
Chalceus guile Valenciennes, 1850 Brycinus nurse 2880
Myletes hasselquistii Cuvier, 1818 Alestes dentex 5331
Phenacogrammus heterodontus Poll, 1945 Phenacogrammus aurantiacus 5331
Petersius hilgendorfi (non Boulenger, 1899) Alestopetersius nigropterus 5331
Petersius hilgendorfi Boulenger, 1899 Alestopetersius hilgendorfi 5331
Alestes holargyreus Günther, 1873 Micralestes holargyreus 5331
Micralestes huloti Poll, 1954 Brachypetersius huloti 5331
Alestes humilis (non Boulenger, 1905) Brycinus imberi 5331
Alestes humilis Boulenger, 1905 Brycinus humilis 42019
Micralestes humilis Boulenger, 1899 Micralestes humilis 2880
Micralestes humilis (non Boulenger, 1899) Micralestes acutidens 5331
Alestes imberi (non Peters, 1852) Brycinus affinis 5331
Alestes imberi Peters, 1852 Brycinus imberi 2880
Alestes inferus Stiassny, Schelly & Mamonekene, 2009 Alestes inferus 80450
Alestes intermedius Boulenger, 1903 Brycinus intermedius 2880
Petersius intermedius Blache & Miton, 1960 Rhabdalestes septentrionalis 2880
Micralestes interruptus Boulenger, 1899 Phenacogrammus interruptus 5331
Alestes jacksonii Boulenger, 1912 Brycinus jacksonii 5331
Alestes kingsleyae Günther, 1896 Brycinus kingsleyae 5331
Alestes kotschyi Heckel, 1847 Alestes baremoze 3032
Nannopetersius lamberti Poll, 1967 Nannopetersius lamberti 5331
Alestes langi Fowler, 1935 Brycinus lateralis 5331
Alestes lateralis Boulenger, 1900 Brycinus lateralis 7248
Rhabdalestes leleupi Poll, 1967 Rhabdalestes tangensis 109019
Alestes lemairii Boulenger, 1899 Brycinus imberi 5331
Petersius leopoldianus Boulenger, 1899 Alestopetersius leopoldianus 5331
Petersius leopoldianus (non Boulenger, 1899) Alestopetersius brichardi 5331
Micralestes lerneri Nichols & La Monte, 1938 Brycinus sadleri 1569
Alestes leuciscus Günther, 1867 Brycinus leuciscus 2880
Alestes liebrechtsii Boulenger, 1898 Alestes liebrechtsii 5331
Alestes liebrechtsii (non Boulenger, 1898) Alestes macrophthalmus 4967
Hydrocyon lineatus Schlegel, 1863 Hydrocynus vittatus 52331
Petersius loennbergi Svensson, 1933 Rhabdalestes septentrionalis 2880
Brachyalestes longipinnis Günther, 1864 Brycinus longipinnis 2880
Brycinus longipinnis bagbeensis Géry & Mahnert, 1977 Brycinus longipinnis 2880
Micralestes lualabae Poll, 1967 Micralestes lualabae 5331
Micralestes luluae Fowler, 1930 Micralestes acutidens 5331
Alestes luteus Roman, 1966 Brycinus luteus 2880
Brycinus macrolepidotus Valenciennes, 1850 Brycinus macrolepidotus 2880
Alestes macrophthalmus Günther, 1867 Alestes macrophthalmus 2880
Alestes macrophthalmus tanganicae Hoedeman, 1951 Alestes macrophthalmus 5331
Bryconaethiops macrops Boulenger, 1920 Bryconaethiops macrops 5331
Petersius major Boulenger, 1903 Phenacogrammus major 5331
Micralestes massarti Poll, 1945 Brachypetersius cadwaladeri 5331
Petersius maunensis Fowler, 1935 Rhabdalestes maunensis 5331
Petersius maunensis (non Fowler, 1935) Brycinus lateralis 5331
Bryconaethiops microstoma Günther, 1873 Bryconaethiops microstoma 5331
Bryconaethiops microstoma habereri Steindachner, 1913 Bryconaethiops microstoma 5331
Alestes minutus Hopson & Hopson, 1982 Brycinus minutus 53378
Brachyalestes mocquardianus Thominot, 1886 Bryconaethiops microstoma 5331
Petersius modestus Boulenger, 1899 Alestopetersius hilgendorfi 5331
Nannopetersius mutambuei Wamuini Lunkayilakio & Vreven, 2008 Nannopetersius mutambuei 79819
Alestes natalensis Boulenger, 1904 Brycinus lateralis 5331
Petersius neglectus Boulenger, 1920 Micralestes acutidens 5331
Alestes nigricauda Thys van den Audenaerde, 1974 Brycinus nigricauda 2880
Alestes nigrilineatus Svensson, 1933 Brycinus leuciscus 2880
Alestopetersius nigropterus Poll, 1967 Alestopetersius nigropterus 5331
Characinus niloticus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809 Alestes dentex 5331
Salmo niloticus (non Hasselquist, 1762) Alestes baremoze 5331
Salmo niloticus (non Hasselquist, 1762) Alestes dentex 5331
Micralestes notospilus Pellegrin, 1930 Brachypetersius notospilus 26282
Petersius nummifer Boulenger, 1920 Brachypetersius altus 5331
Petersius nummifer (non Boulenger, 1920) Brachypetersius pseudonummifer 5331
Myletes nurse Rüppell, 1832 Brycinus nurse 2880
Alestes nurse albolineatus Holly, 1928 Brycinus leuciscus 5331
Alestes nurse nana Pellegrin, 1935 Brycinus nurse 5331
Alestes nurse senegalensis Holly, 1928 Brycinus leuciscus 5331
Petersius occidentalis Günther, 1899 Micralestes occidentalis 2880
Alestes opisthotaenia Boulenger, 1903 Brycinus opisthotaenia 5331
Phenacogrammus pabrensis Roman, 1966 Micralestes pabrensis 2880
Alestes peringueyi Boulenger, 1923 Brycinus peringueyi 42019
Phenacogrammus polli Lambert, 1961 Phenacogrammus polli 5331
Alestes poptae Pellegrin, 1906 Brycinus poptae 5331
Brachypetersius pseudonummifer Poll, 1967 Brachypetersius pseudonummifer 5331
Petersius pulcher Boulenger, 1909 Hemigrammopetersius pulcher 5331
Bryconaethiops quinquesquamae Teugels & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1990 Bryconaethiops quinquesquamae 271
Petersius rhodesiensis Ricardo-Bertram, 1943 Rhabdalestes rhodesiensis 5331
Alestes rhodopleura Boulenger, 1906 Brycinus rhodopleura 42019
Micralestes rochefoucauldi Fowler, 1936 Brachypetersius altus 5331
Ladigesia roloffi Géry, 1968 Ladigesia roloffi 2880
Brachyalestes rueppellii Günther, 1864 Brycinus nurse 5331
Alestes rutilus Boulenger, 1916 Brycinus macrolepidotus 2880
Alestes sadleri Boulenger, 1906 Brycinus sadleri 5331
Micralestes sardina Poll, 1938 Micralestes sardina 5331
Micralestes schelly Stiassny & Mamonekene, 2007 Micralestes schelly 59215
Alestes schoutedeni Boulenger, 1912 Brycinus schoutedeni 42019
Clupeocharax schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1926 Clupeocharax schoutedeni 5331
Alestes senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 Brycinus leuciscus 2880
Petersius septentrionalis Boulenger, 1911 Rhabdalestes septentrionalis 2880
Alestes sethente Valenciennes, 1850 Alestes dentex 5331
Alestopetersius smykalai Poll, 1967 Alestopetersius smykalai 89102
Hydrocyon somonorum Daget, 1954 Hydrocynus brevis 51114
Petersius spilopterus Boulenger, 1909 Arnoldichthys spilopterus 2880
Alestes splendens Werner, 1906 Alestes baremoze 3032
Micralestes stigmatura Fowler, 1936 Phenacogrammus stigmatura 5331
Alestes stolatus Boulenger, 1920 Micralestes stormsi 5331
Micralestes stormsi Boulenger, 1902 Micralestes stormsi 5331
Micralestes stormsi (non Boulenger, 1902) Micralestes humilis 5331
Micralestes stormsi (non Boulenger, 1902) Micralestes vittatus 5331
Alestes stuhlmannii Pfeffer, 1896 Alestes stuhlmannii 46206
Phenacogrammus taeniatus Géry, 1996 Phenacogrammus taeniatus 28773
Alestes taeniurus Günther, 1867 Brycinus taeniurus 42019
Petersius tangensis Lönnberg, 1907 Rhabdalestes tangensis 5331
Hydrocynus tanzaniae Brewster, 1986 Hydrocynus tanzaniae 51114
Alestes tessmanni Pappenheim, 1911 Brycinus tessmanni 42019
Alestes thamalakanensis Fowler, 1935 Brycinus lateralis 5331
Alestes tholloni Pellegrin, 1901 Brycinus tholloni 42019
Hemigrammopetersius trilobatus Pellegrin, 1931 Phenacogrammus aurantiacus 5331
Petersius ubalo Boulenger, 1910 Nannopetersius ansorgii 5331
Micralestes urotaenia Boulenger, 1909 Phenacogrammus urotaenia 5331
Alestes vittatus Boulenger, 1917 Micralestes vittatus 5331
Hydrocynus vittatus Castelnau, 1861 Hydrocynus vittatus 2880
Hydrocyon vittatus Boulenger, 1898 Hydrocynus goliath 51114
Hydrocynus vittiger Boulenger, 1907 Hydrocynus goliath 51114
Micralestes voltae Roman, 1966 Micralestes occidentalis 2880
Petersius woosnami Boulenger, 1907 Micralestes humilis 5331
Alestes wytsi Steindachner, 1870 Alestes baremoze 3032
Petersius xenurus Boulenger, 1920 Alestopetersius caudalis 54621
Alestopetersius xenurus tumbensis Hoedeman, 1951 Alestopetersius tumbensis 5331
Rhabdalestes yokai Ibala Zamba & Vreven, 2008 Rhabdalestes yokai 79820
Bryconaethiops yseuxi Boulenger, 1899 Bryconaethiops yseuxi 74421
Bryconaethiops yseuxi (non Boulenger, 1899) Bryconaethiops microstoma 74421
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