Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.


Name Relationship
Bryconamericus Eigenmann in Eigenmann, McAtee and Ward, 1907 Preferred
Bryconamericus hypopterus Fowler, 1943 Synonym
Bryconamericus smithi Fowler, 1913
Bryconamericus diquensis Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus breviceps Eigenmann, 1908
Bryconamericus henni Eigenmann, 1914
Bryconamericus conventus Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus magdalenensis Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus dentatus Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus meridae (Eigenmann, 1911)
Bryconamericus tolimae Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus gonzalezoi Román-Valencia, 2002
Bryconamericus jacunda Fowler, 1913
Bryconamericus peruvianus (Müller & Troschel, 1845)
Bryconamericus boops Eigenmann, 1908
Bryconamericus iheringi (Boulenger, 1887)
Bryconamericus orteguasae Fowler, 1943
Bryconamericus heteresthes Eigenmann, 1908
Bryconamericus chocoensis Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus hemigrammus Pearson 1924
Bryconamericus boquiae Eigenmann, 1913
Bryconamericus decurrens Eigenmann, 1913


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