Poecilia Bloch & Schneider

Lucinda, Paulo Henrique Franco & Reis, Roberto E., 2005, Systematics of the subfamily Poeciliinae Bonaparte (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae), with an emphasis on the tribe Cnesterodontini Hubbs, Neotropical Ichthyology 3 (1), pp. 1-60 : 45

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Poecilia Bloch & Schneider
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Poecilia Bloch & Schneider  

Poecilia Bloch & Schneider, 1801: 452   . Type species: Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider, 1801   . Type by subsequent designation. Gender: feminine.

Mollienesia Lesueur, 1821: 3   . Type species: Mollienesia latipinna Lesueur, 1821   . Type by monotypy. Gender: feminine.

Alazon Gistel, 1848   : X. Type species: Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider, 1801   . Type by being a replacement name. Gender: masculine.

Allopoecilia Hubbs, 1924: 11   . Type species: Girardinus caucanus Steindachner, 1880   . Type by original designation. Gender: feminine.

Neopoecilia Hubbs, 1924: 11   . Type species: Neopoecilia holacanthus Hubbs, 1924   . Type by original designation. Gender: feminine.

Psychropoecilia Myers, 1935: 311   . Type species: Platypoecilus dominicensis Evermann & Clark, 1906   . Type by original designation. Gender: feminine.

? Lembesseia Fowler, 1949: 267   . Type species: Lembesseia parvianalis Fowler, 1949   . Type by original designation. Gender: feminine.

Curtipenis   Rivas & Myers , 1950: 289. Type species: Mollienesia elegans Trewavas, 1948   . Type by original designation. Gender: masculine   .

Composition. Poecilia amazonica Garman   , P. boesemani Poeser   , P. butleri   Jordan, P. catemaconis Miller   , P. caucana (Steindachner)   , P. caudofasciata (Regan)   , P. chica Miller   , P. elegans (Trewavas)   , P. formosa (Girard)   , P. gillii (Kner)   ; P. hispaniolana   Rivas, P. koperi Poeser   , P. kykesis Poeser   , P. koperi Poeser   , P. latipinna (Lesueur)   , P. latipunctata Meek   , P. marcellinoi Poeser   , P. maylandi Meyer   , P. mechthildae Meyer, Etzel & Bork   , P. mexicana Steindachner   , P. orri Fowler   , P. petenensis Günther   , P. salvatoris Regan   , P. sphenops Valenciennes   , P. sulphuraria (Alvarez)   , P. teresae Greenfield   , P. vandepolli Van Lidth de Jeude   , P. velifera (Regan)   ; P. vivipara Bloch & Schneider   , P. wandae Poeser   , and P. zonata Nichols.  

Distribution. North, Central, and South America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Cyprinodontiformes

Family

Poeciliidae

Loc

Poecilia Bloch & Schneider

Lucinda, Paulo Henrique Franco & Reis, Roberto E. 2005
2005
Loc

Lembesseia

Fowler, H 1949: 267
1949
Loc

Psychropoecilia

Myers, G 1935: 311
1935
Loc

Allopoecilia

Hubbs, C 1924: 11
1924
Loc

Neopoecilia

Hubbs, C 1924: 11
1924
Loc

Mollienesia Lesueur, 1821: 3

Lesueur, C-A 1821: 3
1821