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Gambusia modesta Ahl, 1923
Ambiguous synonym for Gambusia myersi Ahl, 1923
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Gambusia; Species: modesta; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
homonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Permanently invalid, preoccupied by Gambusia modesta Troschel 1865, replaced by Gambusia myersi Ahl 1925.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Gambusia: From the Cuban term, Gambusino, which means "nothing", usually in the context of a joke or a farce. Fishing for gambusinos = when one catches nothing (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
 
 

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