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Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Aplocheilichthyinae


(See list of species below)



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14 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen
[Banded lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax leki
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax moke
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax ndeko
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax paucisquamatus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Hylopanchax silvestris (Poll & Lambert, 1958)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hylopanchax silvestris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Hylopanchax stictopleuron
[Blue lampeye]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Platypanchax modestus (Pappenheim, 1914)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Platypanchax modestus
[Ruwenzori lampeye]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Poropanchax brichardi (Poll, 1971)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Poropanchax brichardi
[Brichard's lampeye]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax luxophthalmus (Brüning, 1929)

Photo by RMCA
 
Poropanchax luxophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.3 cm TL

 
Poropanchax myersi
[Hummingbird lampeye]

Photo by Broad, C.

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax normani (Ahl, 1928)

Photo by Broad, C.
 
Poropanchax normani
[Norman's lampeye]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poropanchax rancureli
[Rancurel's lampeye]
No picture found
West Africa.
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Poropanchax stigmatopygus
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14 Species of Family Poeciliidae
(Poeciliids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1861 Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Africa 7 TL
2013 Hylopanchax leki Africa 2.9 SL
2013 Hylopanchax moke Africa 2.1 SL
2013 Hylopanchax ndeko Africa 3 SL
2014 Hylopanchax paucisquamatus Africa 2.6 SL
1958 Hylopanchax silvestris Africa 4 SL
1949 Hylopanchax stictopleuron Blue lampeye Africa 3.5 TL
1914 Platypanchax modestus Ruwenzori lampeye Africa 6 TL
1971 Poropanchax brichardi Brichard's lampeye Africa 3 TL
1929 Poropanchax luxophthalmus Africa 4 TL
1952 Poropanchax myersi Hummingbird lampeye Africa 2.3 TL
1928 Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Africa 4 TL
1965 Poropanchax rancureli Rancurel's lampeye Africa 5 TL
2004 Poropanchax stigmatopygus West Africa. 2.4 SL



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