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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Poeciliinae
Genus: Poeciliopsis

(See list of species below)



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24 species (see list below)

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Central America
Max. Length 3 cm

 
Poeciliopsis baenschi
[Golden livebearer]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Poeciliopsis balsas Hubbs, 1926

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis balsas
[Balsas livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8 cm

 
Poeciliopsis catemaco
[Catemaco livebearer]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Poeciliopsis elongata (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Poeciliopsis elongata
[Elongate toothcarp]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Poeciliopsis fasciata (Meek, 1904)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poeciliopsis fasciata
[San Jeronimo livebearer]

Photo by Coletti, T.

Central America
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL
Poeciliopsis gracilis (Heckel, 1848)

Photo by Coletti, T.
 
Poeciliopsis gracilis
[Porthole livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis hnilickai
[Upper Grijalva livebearer]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis infans
[Lerma livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis latidens
[Lowland livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis lucida
[Clearfin livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis lutzi
[Oaxaca livebearer]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poeciliopsis monacha
[Headwater livebearer]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Poeciliopsis occidentalis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Poeciliopsis occidentalis
[Gila topminnow]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 4 cm
Poeciliopsis paucimaculata Bussing, 1967

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Poeciliopsis paucimaculata
[]
No picture found
North America.

 
Poeciliopsis pleurospilus
[Largespot livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis presidionis
[Sinaloa livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis prolifica
[Blackstripe livebearer]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 8 cm
Poeciliopsis retropinna (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis retropinna
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Poeciliopsis santaelena
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis scarlli
[Michoacan livebearer]
No picture found
Central America

 
Poeciliopsis sonoriensis
[Sonora topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4 cm

 
Poeciliopsis turneri
[Blackspotted livebearer]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central and South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Poeciliopsis turrubarensis (Meek, 1912)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poeciliopsis turrubarensis
[]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Poeciliopsis viriosa Miller, 1960

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis viriosa
[Chubby livebearer]
24 Species of Family Poeciliidae with Genus Poeciliopsis
(Poeciliids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1986 Poeciliopsis baenschi Golden livebearer Central America 3
1926 Poeciliopsis balsas Balsas livebearer Central America 6.5
1975 Poeciliopsis catemaco Catemaco livebearer Central America 8
1866 Poeciliopsis elongata Elongate toothcarp Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL
1904 Poeciliopsis fasciata San Jeronimo livebearer Central America 5
1848 Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer Central America 5.1 TL
1981 Poeciliopsis hnilickai Upper Grijalva livebearer Central America 5
1894 Poeciliopsis infans Lerma livebearer North America 5
1895 Poeciliopsis latidens Lowland livebearer Central America 5 TL
1960 Poeciliopsis lucida Clearfin livebearer Central America 5
1902 Poeciliopsis lutzi Oaxaca livebearer Central America 3.5 TL
1960 Poeciliopsis monacha Headwater livebearer Central America
1853 Poeciliopsis occidentalis Gila topminnow North America 6 TL
1967 Poeciliopsis paucimaculata Central America 4
1866 Poeciliopsis pleurospilus Largespot livebearer North America.
1895 Poeciliopsis presidionis Sinaloa livebearer Central America 5
1960 Poeciliopsis prolifica Blackstripe livebearer Central America 3 TL
1908 Poeciliopsis retropinna Central America 8
2008 Poeciliopsis santaelena Central America 4.7 SL
1985 Poeciliopsis scarlli Michoacan livebearer Central America 4.5
1859 Poeciliopsis sonoriensis Sonora topminnow Central America
1975 Poeciliopsis turneri Blackspotted livebearer Central America 4
1912 Poeciliopsis turrubarensis Central and South America 8
1960 Poeciliopsis viriosa Chubby livebearer Central America 6.5



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