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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Aplocheilidae Killifishes

Genus: Aplocheilus

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aplocheilus blockii Arnold, 1911

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aplocheilus blockii
[Green panchax]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus dayi Steindachner, 1892

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aplocheilus dayi
[Ceylon killifish]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1986

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri
[]

Photo by Prins, E.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Aplocheilus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Prins, E.
 
Aplocheilus lineatus
[Striped panchax]

Photo by Appleby, C.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Aplocheilus panchax
[Blue panchax]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Aplocheilus parvus (Sundara Raj, 1916)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Aplocheilus parvus
[Dwarf panchax]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Aplocheilus werneri Meinken, 1966

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Aplocheilus werneri
[Werner's killifish]
7 Species of Family Aplocheilidae with Genus Aplocheilus
(Killifishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1911 Aplocheilus blockii Green panchax Asia 6 TL
1892 Aplocheilus dayi Ceylon killifish Asia 9 TL
1986 Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Asia 5 TL
1846 Aplocheilus lineatus Striped panchax Asia 10 TL
1822 Aplocheilus panchax Blue panchax Asia 9 TL
1916 Aplocheilus parvus Dwarf panchax Asia 6.3 TL
1966 Aplocheilus werneri Werner's killifish Asia 7 TL



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