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Poeciliidae Bonaparte, 1831

154389  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154389)

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  1. Subfamily Aplocheilichthyinae Myers, 1928
    1. Genus Aplocheilichthys Bleeker, 1863
    2. Genus Haplocheilichthys accepted as Aplocheilichthys Bleeker, 1863 (unaccepted > misspelling)
    3. Genus Haplochilichthys accepted as Aplocheilichthys Bleeker, 1863 (misspelling)
  2. Subfamily Poeciliinae Bonaparte, 1831
    1. Genus Belonesox Kner, 1860
    2. Genus Brachyrhaphis Regan, 1913
    3. Genus Cnesterodon Garman, 1895
    4. Genus Gambusia Poey, 1854
    5. Genus Heterandria Agassiz, 1853
    6. Genus Limia Poey, 1854
    7. Genus Micropoecilia Hubbs, 1926
    8. Genus Phalloceros Eigenmann, 1907
    9. Genus Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    10. Genus Poeciliopsis Regan, 1913
    11. Genus Priapichthys Regan, 1913
    12. Genus Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848
    13. Genus Acanthophacelus Eigenmann, 1907 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    14. Genus Flexipenis Hubbs in Rivas, 1963 accepted as Gambusia Poey, 1854
    15. Genus Glaridichthys Garman, 1896 accepted as Girardinus Poey, 1854
    16. Genus Glaridodon Garman, 1895 accepted as Girardinus Poey, 1854
    17. Genus Lembesseia Fowler, 1949 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    18. Genus Leptorhaphis Regan, 1913 accepted as Poeciliopsis Regan, 1913
    19. Genus Molinesia accepted as Mollienesia Lesueur, 1821 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
    20. Genus Mollienesia Lesueur, 1821 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    21. Genus Mollienisia accepted as Mollienesia Lesueur, 1821 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling)
    22. Genus Neopoecilia Hubbs, 1924 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    23. Genus Pamphoria Regan, 1913 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    24. Genus Parapoecilia Hubbs, 1924 accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801
    25. Genus Platypoecilus Günther, 1866 accepted as Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848
    26. Genus Plectrophallus Fowler, 1932 accepted as Brachyrhaphis Regan, 1913
    27. Genus Pocilia accepted as Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (unaccepted > misspelling)
    28. Genus Poeciliodes Steindachner, 1863 accepted as Heterandria Agassiz, 1853 (synonym)
    29. Genus Schizophallus Hubbs, 1926 accepted as Gambusia Poey, 1854 (synonym)
    30. Genus Zygonectes Agassiz, 1854 accepted as Fundulus Lacepède, 1803
    31. Genus Zygonectus (uncertain > unassessed)
  3. Subfamily Procatopodinae Fowler, 1916
    1. Genus Pantanodon Myers, 1955
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Poeciliidae Bonaparte, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154389 on 2024-04-14
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2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
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