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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Hemigrammus

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Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus aereus
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Max. Length 3.6 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus analis
[]



South America
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Hemigrammus arua Lima, Wosiacki & Ramos, 2009

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus arua
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus ataktos
[]



South America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Hemigrammus barrigonae Eigenmann & Henn, 1914

Photo by Photo by Bork, D.
 
Hemigrammus barrigonae
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South America
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Hemigrammus bellottii (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemigrammus bellottii
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South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Hemigrammus bleheri Géry & Mahnert, 1986

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus bleheri
[Firehead tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus boesemani
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South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL
Hemigrammus brevis Ellis, 1911

Photo by Photo by Brito, M.F.G.
 
Hemigrammus brevis
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Hemigrammus coeruleus Durbin, 1908

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus coeruleus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus cupreus
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No picture found

Max. Length 10.8 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus cylindricus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus diagonicus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus durbinae
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No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus elegans
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South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm TL
Hemigrammus erythrozonus Durbin, 1909

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus erythrozonus
[Glowlight tetra]



South America

Hemigrammus falsus Meinken, 1958

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus falsus
[Head-and-tail-light fish]



South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Hemigrammus filamentosus Zarske, 2011

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus filamentosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus geisleri
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Hemigrammus gracilis (Lütken, 1875)

Photo by Photo by Bentinho, A.
 
Hemigrammus gracilis
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South America
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Hemigrammus guyanensis Géry, 1959

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus guyanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus haraldi
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Hemigrammus hyanuary Durbin, 1918

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus hyanuary
[January tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.1 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus iota
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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Hemigrammus levis Durbin, 1908

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus levis
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Hemigrammus luelingi Géry, 1964

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus luelingi
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South America
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Hemigrammus lunatus Durbin, 1918

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus lunatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus machadoi
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus mahnerti
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South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Hemigrammus marginatus Ellis, 1911

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Hemigrammus marginatus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus matei
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm TL
Hemigrammus megaceps Fowler, 1945

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus megaceps
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No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus melanochrous
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South America
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Hemigrammus micropterus Meek, 1907

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemigrammus micropterus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus microstomus
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus mimus
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South America
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Hemigrammus neptunus Zarske & Géry, 2002

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus neptunus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Hemigrammus newboldi (Fernández-Yépez, 1949)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Hemigrammus newboldi
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Hemigrammus ocellifer (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus ocellifer
[Head-and-taillight tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus ora
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm TL

 
Hemigrammus orthus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus parana
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Hemigrammus pretoensis Géry, 1965

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus pretoensis
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Hemigrammus pulcher Ladiges, 1938

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus pulcher
[Garnet tetra]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Hemigrammus rhodostomus Ahl, 1924

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus rhodostomus
[Rummy-nose tetra]



South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Hemigrammus rodwayi Durbin, 1909

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus rodwayi
[]



South America
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Hemigrammus rubrostriatus Zarske, 2015

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus rubrostriatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Hemigrammus schmardae (Steindachner, 1882)

Photo by Photo by Zarske, A.
 
Hemigrammus schmardae
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus silimoni
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No picture found


 
Hemigrammus skolioplatus
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South America
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Hemigrammus stictus (Durbin, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Hemigrammus stictus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus taphorni
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus tocantinsi
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No picture found

Max. Length 2 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus tridens
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South America
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Hemigrammus ulreyi (Boulenger, 1895)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Hemigrammus ulreyi
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Central and South America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL
Hemigrammus unilineatus (Gill, 1858)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Hemigrammus unilineatus
[Featherfin tetra]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus vorderwinkleri
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Hemigrammus yinyang
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58 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemigrammus aereus South America 2.4 SL 1959
Hemigrammus analis South America 3.6 TL 1909
Hemigrammus arua South America 3 SL 2009
Hemigrammus ataktos South America 3.8 SL 2014
Hemigrammus barrigonae South America 4.1 SL 1914
Hemigrammus bellottii South America 2.6 SL 1882
Hemigrammus bleheri Firehead tetra South America 3.6 SL 1986
Hemigrammus boesemani South America 3.3 SL 1959
Hemigrammus brevis South America 3.6 TL 1911
Hemigrammus coeruleus South America 5.8 TL 1908
Hemigrammus cupreus South America 5.3 TL 1918
Hemigrammus cylindricus South America 10.8 TL 1909
Hemigrammus diagonicus South America 2.8 SL 2011
Hemigrammus durbinae South America 2.8 SL 2015
Hemigrammus elegans South America 4 SL 1882
Hemigrammus erythrozonus Glowlight tetra South America 3.3 TL 1909
Hemigrammus falsus Head-and-tail-light fish South America 1958
Hemigrammus filamentosus South America 3.6 SL 2011
Hemigrammus geisleri South America 3.5 TL 2007
Hemigrammus gracilis South America 4.4 SL 1875
Hemigrammus guyanensis South America 3.5 SL 1959
Hemigrammus haraldi South America 2.7 SL 1961
Hemigrammus hyanuary January tetra South America 4.4 TL 1918
Hemigrammus iota South America 2.1 TL 1909
Hemigrammus levis South America 4.8 TL 1908
Hemigrammus luelingi South America 2.5 SL 1964
Hemigrammus lunatus South America 4.8 TL 1918
Hemigrammus machadoi South America 3.6 SL 2014
Hemigrammus mahnerti South America 2.8 SL 1989
Hemigrammus marginatus South America 4.5 SL 1911
Hemigrammus matei South America 4.3 TL 1918
Hemigrammus megaceps South America 2.8 TL 1945
Hemigrammus melanochrous South America 3 TL 1913
Hemigrammus micropterus South America 4 SL 1907
Hemigrammus microstomus South America 4 SL 1918
Hemigrammus mimus South America 2.8 SL 1955
Hemigrammus neptunus South America 3.2 SL 2002
Hemigrammus newboldi South America 5 SL 1949
Hemigrammus ocellifer Head-and-taillight tetra South America 4.4 TL 1882
Hemigrammus ora South America 3.8 SL 2006
Hemigrammus orthus South America 3.4 TL 1909
Hemigrammus parana South America 3.1 SL 2008
Hemigrammus pretoensis South America 5.1 SL 1965
Hemigrammus pulcher Garnet tetra South America 3.3 SL 1938
Hemigrammus rhodostomus Rummy-nose tetra South America 5 TL 1924
Hemigrammus rodwayi South America 5.3 TL 1909
Hemigrammus rubrostriatus South America 4.9 SL 2015
Hemigrammus schmardae South America 3.7 SL 1882
Hemigrammus silimoni South America 3.3 SL 2008
Hemigrammus skolioplatus South America 2005
Hemigrammus stictus South America 4.3 TL 1909
Hemigrammus taphorni South America 4.2 SL 2007
Hemigrammus tocantinsi South America 3.7 SL 2010
Hemigrammus tridens South America 2 SL 1907
Hemigrammus ulreyi South America 4.4 TL 1895
Hemigrammus unilineatus Featherfin tetra Central and South America 5.3 TL 1858
Hemigrammus vorderwinkleri South America 3.3 SL 1963
Hemigrammus yinyang South America 2.9 SL 2009



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