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 : 38

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Tribe Priapichthyini + Tribe Priapellini + Tribe Heterandriini + Tribe Gambusiini + Supertribe Poeciliini

[Clade 124]

Diagnosis. Members of this clade can be diagnosed by the following not uniquely derived and/or reversed features: (1) anterior tip of basipterygium in adult males clearly pointed [37-1]; (2) third gonapophysis forming an angle of 35-70 degrees relative to vertebral column [55-1]; (3) absence of an anterior convex expansion of second gonactinost [70-1]; (4) males with eleven anal-fin rays [85-2]; (5) R6a and R6p partially fused [126-1]; and (6) more distal elements of R6 branches partially fused [127-1].