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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Aplocheilidae Killifishes

Genus: Aplocheilus

(See list of species below)



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Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aplocheilus blockii Arnold, 1911

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aplocheilus blockii
[Green panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus dayi Steindachner, 1892

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Aplocheilus dayi
[Ceylon killifish]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Berkenkamp & Etzel, 1986

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Aplocheilus kirchmayeri
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Aplocheilus lineatus (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Prins, E.
 
Aplocheilus lineatus
[Striped panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Aplocheilus panchax (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Aplocheilus panchax
[Blue panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL
Aplocheilus parvus (Sundara Raj, 1916)

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Aplocheilus parvus
[Dwarf panchax]



Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Aplocheilus werneri Meinken, 1966

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Aplocheilus werneri
[Werner's killifish]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aplocheilus blockii Green panchax Asia 6 TL 1911
Aplocheilus dayi Ceylon killifish Asia 9 TL 1892
Aplocheilus kirchmayeri Asia 5 TL 1986
Aplocheilus lineatus Striped panchax Asia 10 TL 1846
Aplocheilus panchax Blue panchax Asia 9 TL 1822
Aplocheilus parvus Dwarf panchax Asia 6.3 TL 1916
Aplocheilus werneri Werner's killifish Asia 7 TL 1966



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