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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Cyprinodontidae Pupfishes
Subfamily: Orestiinae
Genus: Orestias

(See list of species below)



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45 species
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South America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Orestias agassizii Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by Eakins, R.
 
Orestias agassizii
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South America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Orestias albus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias albus
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South America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Orestias ascotanensis Parenti, 1984

Photo by Photo by Damstra, E.S.
 
Orestias ascotanensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Orestias chungarensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Orestias crawfordi
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No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Orestias ctenolepis
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South America
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Orestias cuvieri Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias cuvieri
[Orestias]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orestias elegans
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No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orestias empyraeus
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South America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Orestias forgeti Lauzanne, 1981

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias forgeti
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No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Orestias frontosus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Orestias gilsoni
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm

 
Orestias gloriae
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No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Orestias gracilis
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No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Orestias gymnota
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Orestias hardini
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Orestias imarpe
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Orestias incae
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South America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Orestias ispi Lauzanne, 1981

Photo by Photo by Cruz, R.C.
 
Orestias ispi
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South America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Orestias jussiei Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias jussiei
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No picture found


 
Orestias lastarriae
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No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Orestias laucaensis
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South America
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Orestias luteus Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by Cruz, R.C.
 
Orestias luteus
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Orestias minimus
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Orestias minutus
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Orestias mooni
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South America
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Orestias mulleri Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias mulleri
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No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orestias multiporis
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No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Orestias mundus
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No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Orestias olivaceus
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No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Orestias parinacotensis
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South America
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Orestias pentlandii Valenciennes, 1846

Photo by Photo by Cruz, R.C.
 
Orestias pentlandii
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Orestias piacotensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Orestias polonorum
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No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Orestias puni
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No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orestias richersoni
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No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Orestias robustus
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No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Orestias silustani
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No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Orestias taquiri
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South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Orestias tchernavini Lauzanne, 1981

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias tchernavini
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm TL

 
Orestias tomcooni
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South America
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Orestias tschudii Castelnau, 1855

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Orestias tschudii
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No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Orestias tutini
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No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Orestias uruni
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No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Orestias ututo
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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