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Girardinus microdactylus


Girardinus microdactylus was originally described as Girardinus microdactylus by Rivas in 1944. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and subfamily Poeciliinae. It is commonly known as Smallfinger topminnow. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Cuba.
Species   microdactylus
AuthorWI   Rivas [L. R.]
AuthorNI   Rivas
Qualification   ---
Year   1944
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily   Poeciliinae Poeciliinae
Genus   Girardinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily   Poeciliinae
Genus   Girardinus
Original Name   Girardinus        
Taxon Name   microdactylus
Original Combination   Girardinus microdactylus
Original Genus   Girardinus
Original Genus Species   Girardinus microdactylus
OriginalSubGenus   Girardinus
Original Author   Rivas
Original AuthorWI   Rivas [L. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1944
Original Family   Poeciliidae
Original SubFamily   Poeciliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Spring-fed creek, tributary to Río Taco Taco of San Cristobal system at Jardin de Blain, northwestern Santa Cruz de los Pinos, Cuba.
Types   Paratypes: MCZ 36177 (1); UHMP 280 (?); UMMZ 143372 (10, 4 c&s); USNM 130216 (10), 206322-23 (126, 41).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Parenti et al. 1999:10 [ref. 24072]. Type information: Rivas 1969:202 [ref. 25092].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 203154 [ex Rivas coll. 110]
Journal   Proc. New England Zool. Club
Citation   v. 23
Page   51

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Girardinus microdactylus
Current Species   microdactylus
Current Genus   Girardinus
Current AuthorWI   Rivas [L. R.]
Current AuthorNI   Rivas
Current Year   1944
Current Family   Poeciliidae
Current Subfamily   Poeciliinae Poeciliinae

Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Fresh water
Distribution   Cuba.

Current Summary   Valid as Girardinus microdactylus  Rivas 1944. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Girardinus metallicus  Poey 1854 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:112 [ref. 7067]). • Valid as Girardinus microdactylus  Rivas 1944 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:112 [ref. 7067], Lee et al. 1983:25 [ref. 22527], Barus & Wohlgemuth 1994:245 [ref. 22069], Parenti et al. 1999:10 [ref. 24072], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:561 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:42 [ref. 29205]).

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atherinoides Girardinus atherinoides (Rivas [L. R.] 1944)Synonym
caucanus Girardinus caucanus Steindachner [F.] 1880Synonym
caudimaculatus Girardinus caudimaculatus Hensel [R.] 1868Synonym
creolus Girardinus creolus Garman [S.] 1895Valid
cubensis Girardinus cubensis (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903)Valid
denticulatus Girardinus denticulatus Garman [S.] 1895Valid
denticulatus ramsdeni Girardinus denticulatus ramsdeni (Rivas [L. R.] 1944)Synonym
falcatus Girardinus falcatus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903)Valid
garmani Girardinus garmani Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903Synonym
guppii Girardinus guppii Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
iheringii Girardinus iheringii Boulenger [G. A.] 1889Synonym
januarius Girardinus januarius Hensel [R.] 1868Synonym
januarius reticulatus Girardinus januarius reticulatus Gippius [K.] 1910Uncertain
januarius reticulatus Girardinus januarius reticulatus Wichand [B.] 1906Synonym
metallicus Girardinus metallicus Poey [F.] 1854Valid
microdactylus rivasi Girardinus microdactylus rivasi Barus [V.] & Wohlgemuth [E.] 1994Uncertain
pleurospilus Girardinus pleurospilus Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
presidionis Girardinus presidionis (Jordan [D. S.] & Culver [G. B.] in Jordan 1895)Synonym
pygmaeus Girardinus pygmaeus Rivas [L. R.] 1944Synonym
ramsdeni Girardinus ramsdeni (Rivas [L. R.] 1944)Synonym
reticulatus Girardinus reticulatus Gippius [K.] 1910Uncertain
riddlei Girardinus riddlei (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1903)Synonym
rivasi Girardinus rivasi Barus [V.] & Wohlgemuth [E.] 1994Uncertain
serripenis Girardinus serripenis (Rivas [L. R.] 1958)Synonym
sonoriensis Girardinus sonoriensis Girard [C. F.] 1859Synonym
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