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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Nothobranchiidae African rivulines

Genus: Epiplatys

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Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Epiplatys annulatus (Boulenger, 1915)

Photo by Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Epiplatys annulatus
[Banded panchax]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Epiplatys ansorgii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Epiplatys atratus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Epiplatys barmoiensis Scheel, 1968

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Epiplatys barmoiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Epiplatys biafranus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys bifasciatus (Steindachner, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Epiplatys bifasciatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys chaperi (Sauvage, 1882)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Epiplatys chaperi
[Toothed carp]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys chevalieri (Pellegrin, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Epiplatys chevalieri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Epiplatys coccinatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys dageti Poll, 1953

Photo by Photo by Baesler, S.
 
Epiplatys dageti
[Redchin panchax]



Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Epiplatys duboisi Poll, 1952

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Epiplatys duboisi
[Dubois' Panchax]



Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Epiplatys esekanus Scheel, 1968

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Epiplatys esekanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Epiplatys etzeli
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Epiplatys fasciolatus (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Nilsson, K.
 
Epiplatys fasciolatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Epiplatys grahami (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Epiplatys grahami
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Epiplatys guineensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Epiplatys hildegardae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys huberi
[]
No picture found


 
Epiplatys infrafasciatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Epiplatys josianae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Epiplatys lamottei Daget, 1954

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Epiplatys lamottei
[Redspotted panchax]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys longiventralis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Epiplatys maeseni (Poll, 1941)

Photo by Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Epiplatys maeseni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys mesogramma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys multifasciatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys neumanni Berkenkamp, 1993

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Epiplatys neumanni
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys njalaensis Neumann, 1976

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Epiplatys njalaensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Epiplatys olbrechtsi Poll, 1941

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Epiplatys olbrechtsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys phoeniceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys roloffi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Epiplatys ruhkopfi Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1980

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Epiplatys ruhkopfi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Epiplatys sangmelinensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Epiplatys sexfasciatus
[Sixbar panchax]



Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Epiplatys singa (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Karma Farm Aquatics
 
Epiplatys singa
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Epiplatys spilargyreius (Duméril, 1861)

Photo by Photo by Olaosebikan, B.
 
Epiplatys spilargyreius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Epiplatys togolensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Epiplatys annulatus Banded panchax Africa 4 TL 1915
Epiplatys ansorgii Africa 8 TL 1911
Epiplatys atratus Africa 4.3 SL 2013
Epiplatys barmoiensis Africa 7 TL 1968
Epiplatys biafranus Africa 5 TL 1970
Epiplatys bifasciatus Africa 6 TL 1881
Epiplatys chaperi Toothed carp Africa 6 TL 1882
Epiplatys chevalieri Africa 6 TL 1904
Epiplatys coccinatus Africa 9 TL 1982
Epiplatys dageti Redchin panchax Africa 6 TL 1953
Epiplatys duboisi Dubois' Panchax Africa 3.5 TL 1952
Epiplatys esekanus Africa 6.5 TL 1968
Epiplatys etzeli Africa 5 TL 1975
Epiplatys fasciolatus Africa 9 TL 1866
Epiplatys grahami Africa 7 TL 1911
Epiplatys guineensis Africa 7 TL 1994
Epiplatys hildegardae Africa 7 TL 1978
Epiplatys huberi Africa 6 TL 1981
Epiplatys infrafasciatus Africa 1866
Epiplatys josianae Africa 7 TL 1983
Epiplatys lamottei Redspotted panchax Africa 7 TL 1954
Epiplatys longiventralis Africa 6 TL 1911
Epiplatys maeseni Africa 3.7 SL 1941
Epiplatys mesogramma Africa 6 TL 1980
Epiplatys multifasciatus Africa 6 TL 1913
Epiplatys neumanni Africa 6 TL 1993
Epiplatys njalaensis Africa 6 TL 1976
Epiplatys olbrechtsi Africa 8 TL 1941
Epiplatys phoeniceps Africa 6 TL 1980
Epiplatys roloffi Africa 6 TL 1978
Epiplatys ruhkopfi Africa 7.5 TL 1980
Epiplatys sangmelinensis Africa 6 TL 1928
Epiplatys sexfasciatus Sixbar panchax Africa 10 SL 1862
Epiplatys singa Africa 6 TL 1899
Epiplatys spilargyreius Africa 5 TL 1861
Epiplatys togolensis Africa 8 TL 1971



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