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Family: Cyprinodontidae Pupfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aphanius almiriensis Europe 3.9 SL 2007
Aphanius anatoliae Anatolian giant killifish Asia 5 TL 1912
Aphanius apodus Africa 5 TL 1853
Aphanius arakensis Arak tooth-carp Asia 4.1 TL 2012
Aphanius asquamatus Scaleless killifish Asia 4 TL 1942
Aphanius baeticus Europe 3 SL 2002
Aphanius burdurensis Asia 1946
Aphanius chantrei Asia 7 TL 1895
Aphanius danfordii Danford’s killifish Asia 5 TL 1890
Aphanius darabensis Asia 3.9 SL 2014
Aphanius desioi Africa 5 TL 1933
Aphanius dispar Arabian pupfish Indian Ocean 7 TL 1829
Aphanius farsicus Farsi tooth-carp Western Indian Ocean 4.9 TL 2011
Aphanius fasciatus Mediterranean banded killifish Europe 6 TL 1821
Aphanius furcatus Asia 3.3 SL 2014
Aphanius ginaonis Asia 7 TL 1929
Aphanius iberus Spanish toothcarp Europe 5.5 TL 1846
Aphanius isfahanensis Asia 4.3 TL 2006
Aphanius kavirensis Asia 4.2 SL 2014
Aphanius marassantensis K?z?l?rmak killifish Asia 5.5 SL 2014
Aphanius mento Pearl-spotted killifish Asia 5 TL 1843
Aphanius mesopotamicus Mesopotamian tooth-carp Asia 2.9 SL 2009
Aphanius pluristriatus Asia 2.8 TL 1910
Aphanius punctatus Asia 1847
Aphanius saourensis Sahara aphanius Africa 3.4 SL 2006
Aphanius shirini Asia 3.5 SL 2014
Aphanius sirhani Eurasia 5 TL 1983
Aphanius sophiae Asia 5.8 TL 1847
Aphanius splendens Splendid killifish Asia 6.0 TL 1945
Aphanius stiassnyae Lake Afdera killifish Africa 7.7 SL 2001
Aphanius sureyanus Sureyan killifish Asia 5 TL 1937
Aphanius transgrediens Acipinar killifish Asia 5.4 TL 1946
Aphanius villwocki Villwock’s killifish Asia 7.0 TL 2003
Aphanius vladykovi Asia 7.6 TL 1988
Cualac tessellatus Checkered pupfish North America 8 TL 1956
Cubanichthys cubensis Cuban killifish Central America 8 TL 1903
Cubanichthys pengelleyi Jamaican killifish Central America 6 TL 1939
Cyprinodon albivelis Whitefin pupfish North America 5.3 SL 2002
Cyprinodon alvarezi Potosi pupfish North America 5 TL 1976
Cyprinodon arcuatus Santa Cruz pupfish North America 4.6 SL 2002
Cyprinodon artifrons Yucatan pupfish Central America 6 TL 1936
Cyprinodon atrorus Bolson pupfish Central America 4 TL 1968
Cyprinodon beltrani Blackfin pupfish Central America 5 TL 1949
Cyprinodon bifasciatus Cuatro Cienegas pupfish Central America 6 TL 1968
Cyprinodon bobmilleri San Ignacio pupfish North America 3.5 SL 1999
Cyprinodon bondi Hispaniola pupfish Central America 7 TL 1935
Cyprinodon bovinus Leon Springs pupfish North America 5.6 TL 1853
Cyprinodon brontotheroides Central America 3.6 SL 2013
Cyprinodon ceciliae Villa Lopez pupfish Central America 7 TL 1993
Cyprinodon dearborni South America 4 TL 1909
Cyprinodon desquamator Central America 3.1 SL 2013
Cyprinodon diabolis Devils Hole pupfish North America 3 TL 1930
Cyprinodon elegans Comanche Springs pupfish North America 6.2 TL 1853
Cyprinodon eremus Sonoyta pupfish North America 4 SL 1987
Cyprinodon esconditus Hidden pupfish Central America 3.9 SL 2002
Cyprinodon eximius Conchos pupfish North America 5 TL 1859
Cyprinodon fontinalis Carbonera pupfish Central America 6 TL 1980
Cyprinodon higuey Central America 4 TL 1990
Cyprinodon hubbsi Lake Eustis minnow North America 5 TL 1936
Cyprinodon inmemoriam Charco Azul pupfish Central America 7.5 TL 1993
Cyprinodon julimes Central America 2009
Cyprinodon labiosus Thicklip pupfish Central America 7 TL 1981
Cyprinodon laciniatus Bahama pupfish Central America 6 TL 1942
Cyprinodon latifasciatus Parras pupfish Central America 5.5 TL 1881
Cyprinodon longidorsalis La Palma pupfish Central America 5.1 SL 1993
Cyprinodon macrolepis Largescale pupfish Central America 5 TL 1976
Cyprinodon macularius Desert pupfish North America 5 TL 1853
Cyprinodon maya Maya pupfish Central America 10 TL 1981
Cyprinodon meeki Mezquital pupfish Central America 5 TL 1976
Cyprinodon nazas Nazas pupfish Central America 5 TL 1976
Cyprinodon nevadensis Amargosa pupfish North America 7.8 TL 1889
Cyprinodon nichollsi Central America 9 TL 1989
Cyprinodon pachycephalus Bighead pupfish Central America 5 TL 1986
Cyprinodon pecosensis Pecos pupfish North America 5 TL 1978
Cyprinodon pisteri Palomas pupfish North America 4.9 SL 2002
Cyprinodon radiosus Owens pupfish North America 4 TL 1948
Cyprinodon riverendi North and Central America 7 TL 1860
Cyprinodon rubrofluviatilis Red River pupfish North America 6 TL 1916
Cyprinodon salinus Salt Creek pupfish North America 7.8 TL 1943
Cyprinodon salvadori Bocochi pupfish North America 2002
Cyprinodon simus Boxer pupfish Central America 4.5 TL 1981
Cyprinodon suavium North America 4.6 SL 2005
Cyprinodon tularosa White Sands pupfish North America 5 TL 1975
Cyprinodon variegatus Sheepshead minnow North and South America 9 TL 1803
Cyprinodon verecundus Largefin pupfish Central America 4 TL 1984
Cyprinodon veronicae Charco Palma pupfish Central America 5.5 TL 1993
Floridichthys carpio Goldspotted killifish Western Central Atlantic 8 TL 1866
Floridichthys polyommus Ocellated killifish North and Central America 11 TL 1936
Garmanella pulchra Yucatan flagfish Central America 4 TL 1936
Jordanella floridae Flagfish North America 6 TL 1879
Megupsilon aporus Catarina pupfish Central America 4 TL 1972
Orestias agassizii South America 7 TL 1846
Orestias albus South America 18 TL 1846
Orestias ascotanensis South America 7.5 TL 1984
Orestias chungarensis South America 7 TL 1987
Orestias crawfordi South America 8 TL 1944
Orestias ctenolepis South America 8 TL 1984
Orestias cuvieri Orestias South America 27 TL 1846
Orestias elegans South America 10 TL 1895
Orestias empyraeus South America 10 TL 1942
Orestias forgeti South America 12 TL 1981
Orestias frontosus South America 15 TL 1876
Orestias gilsoni South America 4.5 TL 1944
Orestias gloriae South America 7.0 2012
Orestias gracilis South America 5 TL 1984
Orestias gymnota South America 8 TL 1984
Orestias hardini South America 4.5 TL 1984
Orestias imarpe South America 7.5 TL 1984
Orestias incae South America 6.5 TL 1895
Orestias ispi South America 9 TL 1981
Orestias jussiei South America 8.5 TL 1846
Orestias lastarriae South America 1876
Orestias laucaensis South America 11 TL 1982
Orestias luteus South America 17 TL 1846
Orestias minimus South America 3.5 TL 1944
Orestias minutus South America 3.5 TL 1944
Orestias mooni South America 4.5 TL 1944
Orestias mulleri South America 4.5 TL 1846
Orestias multiporis South America 10 TL 1984
Orestias mundus South America 6 TL 1984
Orestias olivaceus South America 7.5 TL 1895
Orestias parinacotensis South America 8.5 TL 1982
Orestias pentlandii South America 23.5 TL 1846
Orestias piacotensis South America 6.6 SL 2006
Orestias polonorum South America 14.5 TL 1944
Orestias puni South America 15 TL 1944
Orestias richersoni South America 10 TL 1984
Orestias robustus South America 7 TL 1984
Orestias silustani South America 10 TL 1942
Orestias taquiri South America 3.5 TL 1944
Orestias tchernavini South America 6 TL 1981
Orestias tomcooni South America 6.5 TL 1984
Orestias tschudii South America 20 TL 1855
Orestias tutini South America 4.5 TL 1944
Orestias uruni South America 6 TL 1944
Orestias ututo South America 5.5 TL 1984
Pseudorestias lirimensis South America 7.5 SL 2017



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