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Table 1 Summary of fish taxa included in this study

From: Can DNA barcoding accurately discriminate megadiverse Neotropical freshwater fish fauna?

Order Family Number of genera Number of species
Characiformes Acestrorhynchidae 1 1
  Anostomidae 3 13
  Bryconidae 2 4
  Characidae 25 48
  Crenuchidae 1 7
  Curimatidae 2 5
  Cynodontidae 1 1
  Erythrinidae 3 4
  Lebiasinidae 1 1
  Parodontidae 2 4
  Prochilodontidae 1 1
  Serrasalmidae 3 4
  Triportheidae 1 1
Siluriformes Auchenipteridae 3 3
  Callichthyidae 6 11
  Cetopsidae 1 1
  Clariidae 1 1
  Doradidae 2 2
  Heptapteridae 8 12
  Loricariidae 20 59
  Pimelodidae 6 7
  Pseudopimelodidae 2 3
  Trichomycteridae 3 16
Perciformes Cichlidae 10 17
  Sciaenidae 1 1
Gymnotiformes Gymnotidae 1 5
  Hypopomidae 1 1
  Rhamphichthyidae 2 2
  Sternopygidae 2 3
Rajiformes Potamotrygonidae 1 2
Pleuronectiformes Achiridae 1 1
Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae 3 5
  Rivulidae 2 2
Clupeiformes Clupeidae 1 1
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae 3 4
Synbranchiformes Synbranchidae 1 1
  Total 127 254