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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Lebiasinidae Pencilfishes
Subfamily: Pyrrhulininae
Genus: Copella

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9 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Copella arnoldi (Regan, 1912)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Copella arnoldi
[Splash tetra]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Copella carsevennensis
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Copella compta (Myers, 1927)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Copella compta
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Copella eigenmanni
[]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Copella meinkeni Zarske & Géry, 2006

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Copella meinkeni
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Copella metae (Eigenmann, 1914)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Copella metae
[]

Photo by Christoffersen, T.

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Copella nattereri (Steindachner, 1876)

Photo by Christoffersen, T.
 
Copella nattereri
[Spotted tetra]

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Copella nigrofasciata (Meinken, 1952)

Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Copella nigrofasciata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Copella vilmae
[Rainbow copella]
9 Species of Family Lebiasinidae with Genus Copella
(Pencilfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1912 Copella arnoldi Splash tetra South America 3.4 SL
1912 Copella carsevennensis South America 3.6 SL
1927 Copella compta South America 5.1 SL
1912 Copella eigenmanni South America 3.6 SL
2006 Copella meinkeni South America 4.5 SL
1914 Copella metae South America 3.4 SL
1876 Copella nattereri Spotted tetra South America 4.5 SL
1952 Copella nigrofasciata South America 4.5 SL
1963 Copella vilmae Rainbow copella South America 4.5 SL



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