Temporal range: Upper Miocene - Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Subfamilies and genera

Numerous, see below.

Characidae (also known as characids) is a family in the Characiformes order.

Subfamilies and genera Edit

Subfamily Aphyocharacinae

Subfamily Aphyoditeinae

Subfamily Bryconinae

Subfamily Characinae

Subfamily Cheirodontinae

Subfamily Gymnocharacinae

Subfamily Heterocharacinae

Subfamily Iguanodectinae

Subfamily Rhoadsiinae

Subfamily Salmininae

Subfamily Stethaprioninae

Subfamily Stevardiinae

Subfamily Tetragonopterinae