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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Procatopodidae African lampeyes
Subfamily: Procatopodinae
Genus: Poropanchax

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Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax luxophthalmus (Brüning, 1929)

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Poropanchax luxophthalmus
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Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Poropanchax normani (Ahl, 1928)

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Poropanchax normani
[Norman's lampeye]
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Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Poropanchax pepo
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poropanchax rancureli
[Rancurel's lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax scheeli (Roman, 1971)

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Poropanchax scheeli
[Scheel's lampeye]
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Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Poropanchax stigmatopygus
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Poropanchax luxophthalmus Africa 4 TL 1929
Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Africa 4.5 TL 1928
Poropanchax pepo Africa 3.0 SL 2019
Poropanchax rancureli Rancurel's lampeye Africa 5 TL 1965
Poropanchax scheeli Scheel's lampeye Africa 4 TL 1971
Poropanchax stigmatopygus West Africa. 2.4 SL 2004



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