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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Poeciliinae
Genus: Poeciliopsis

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 3 cm

 
Poeciliopsis baenschi
[Golden livebearer]



Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Poeciliopsis balsas Hubbs, 1926

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis balsas
[Balsas livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm

 
Poeciliopsis catemaco
[Catemaco livebearer]



Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Poeciliopsis elongata (Günther, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Poeciliopsis elongata
[Elongate toothcarp]



Central America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL
Poeciliopsis fasciata (Meek, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poeciliopsis fasciata
[San Jeronimo livebearer]



Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Poeciliopsis gracilis (Heckel, 1848)

Photo by Photo by Coletti, T.
 
Poeciliopsis gracilis
[Porthole livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis hnilickai
[Upper Grijalva livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis infans
[Lerma livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis latidens
[Lowland livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis lucida
[Clearfin livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis lutzi
[Oaxaca livebearer]
No picture found


 
Poeciliopsis monacha
[Headwater livebearer]



North America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Poeciliopsis occidentalis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Poeciliopsis occidentalis
[Gila topminnow]



Central America
Max. Length 4 cm
Poeciliopsis paucimaculata Bussing, 1967

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Poeciliopsis paucimaculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Poeciliopsis pleurospilus
[Largespot livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis presidionis
[Sinaloa livebearer]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Poeciliopsis prolifica
[Blackstripe livebearer]



Central America
Max. Length 8 cm
Poeciliopsis retropinna (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis retropinna
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Poeciliopsis santaelena
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm

 
Poeciliopsis scarlli
[Michoacan livebearer]
No picture found


 
Poeciliopsis sonoriensis
[Sonora topminnow]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm

 
Poeciliopsis turneri
[Blackspotted livebearer]



Central and South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Poeciliopsis turrubarensis (Meek, 1912)

Photo by Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Poeciliopsis turrubarensis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm
Poeciliopsis viriosa Miller, 1960

Photo by Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Poeciliopsis viriosa
[Chubby livebearer]



24 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Poeciliopsis baenschi Golden livebearer Central America 3 1986
Poeciliopsis balsas Balsas livebearer Central America 6.5 1926
Poeciliopsis catemaco Catemaco livebearer Central America 8 1975
Poeciliopsis elongata Elongate toothcarp Eastern Central Pacific 13 TL 1866
Poeciliopsis fasciata San Jeronimo livebearer Central America 5.1 SL 1904
Poeciliopsis gracilis Porthole livebearer Central America 9 TL 1848
Poeciliopsis hnilickai Upper Grijalva livebearer Central America 5 1981
Poeciliopsis infans Lerma livebearer North America 5 1894
Poeciliopsis latidens Lowland livebearer Central America 5 TL 1895
Poeciliopsis lucida Clearfin livebearer Central America 5 1960
Poeciliopsis lutzi Oaxaca livebearer Central America 3.5 TL 1902
Poeciliopsis monacha Headwater livebearer Central America 1960
Poeciliopsis occidentalis Gila topminnow North America 6 TL 1853
Poeciliopsis paucimaculata Central America 4 1967
Poeciliopsis pleurospilus Largespot livebearer North America. 5.7 SL 1866
Poeciliopsis presidionis Sinaloa livebearer Central America 5 1895
Poeciliopsis prolifica Blackstripe livebearer Central America 3 TL 1960
Poeciliopsis retropinna Central America 8 1908
Poeciliopsis santaelena Central America 4.7 SL 2008
Poeciliopsis scarlli Michoacan livebearer Central America 4.5 1985
Poeciliopsis sonoriensis Sonora topminnow Central America 1859
Poeciliopsis turneri Blackspotted livebearer Central America 4 1975
Poeciliopsis turrubarensis Central and South America 8 1912
Poeciliopsis viriosa Chubby livebearer Central America 6.5 1960



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