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Roestes

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Cynodontidae
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Characiformes
Rank  Genus
Similar  Characiformes, Gnathocharax, Heterocharax, Acestrorhynchus nasutus

Roestes is a genus of dogtooth characins from tropical South America, where found in the Amazon Basin and various rivers in the Guianas. There are three described species in this genus.

Species

  • Roestes itupiranga Menezes & C. A. S. de Lucena, 1998
  • Roestes molossus (Kner, 1858)
  • Roestes ogilviei (Fowler, 1914)
  • References

    Roestes Wikipedia


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