Parapristella Géry, 1964b, Gery, 1964

Mirande, Juan Marcos, 2010, Phylogeny of the family Characidae (Teleostei: Characiformes): from characters to taxonomy, Neotropical Ichthyology 8 (3), pp. 385-568: 546

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Parapristella Géry, 1964b


Parapristella Géry, 1964b  

This genus, with two recognized species, is distinguishable from Pristella   mainly in having two rows of premaxillary teeth, resembling a Hemigrammus species   with a higher number of maxillary teeth (Géry, 1977). Although both Hemigrammus   and Pristella   are herein included in the Tetragonopterinae   , Parapristella   does not share presumably apomorphic character-states with any of the genera included in this clade and it is maintained herein as incertae sedis.