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Limia melanonotata

Nichols & Myers

Limia melanonotata was originally described as Limia melanonotata by Nichols & Myers in 1923. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and subfamily Poeciliinae. It is commonly known as Blackbanded limia. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Species   melanonotata
AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.] & Myers [G. S.]
AuthorNI   Nichols & Myers
Qualification   ---
Year   1923
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae
Genus   Limia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily   Poeciliinae
Genus   Limia
Original Name   Limia        
Taxon Name   melanonotata
Original Combination   Limia melanonotata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Limia melanonotata
OriginalSubGenus   Limia
Original Author   Nichols & Myers
Original AuthorWI   Nichols [J. T.] & Myers [G. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1923
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Poeciliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Las Lagas [Lajas], on Étang Saumâtre, San Domingo [Haiti, West Indies].
Types   Paratypes: (22) AMNH 8253 (21), BMNH 1924.7.19.2 (1) [from Myers].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMNH 8220
Journal   Am. Mus. Novit.
Citation   No. 79
Page   1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Poecilia melanonotata
Current Species   melanonotata
Current Genus Poecilia
Current AuthorWI Nichols [J. T.] & Myers [G. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Nichols & Myers
Current Year   1923
Current Family Poeciliidae
Current Subfamily
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Fresh water
Distribution Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Current Summary   Synonym of Poecilia melanonotata  (Nichols & Myers 1923). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.
Name History   • Valid as Poecilia melanonotata  (Nichols & Myers 1923) -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:59 [ref. 7067]). • Valid as Limia melanonotata  Nichols & Myers 1923 -- (Lee et al. 1983:35 [ref. 22527], Rodriguez 1997:671 [ref. 23266], Poeser 2003:136 [ref. 26783], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:563 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:46 [ref. 29205]).

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arnoldi Limia arnoldi Regan [C. T.] 1913Synonym
caudofasciata Limia caudofasciata Regan [C. T.] 1913Synonym
caudofasciata tricolor Limia caudofasciata tricolor Stoye [F. H.] (ex Myers) 1933Synonym
caudofasciata tricolor Limia caudofasciata tricolor Mayer [F.] (ex Myers) 1935Synonym
caymanensis Limia caymanensis Rivas [L. R.] & Fink [W. L.] 1970Valid
couchiana Limia couchiana Girard [C. F.] 1859Synonym
cubensis Limia cubensis Poey [F.] 1854Synonym
dominicensis Limia dominicensis (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1846)Synonym
formosa Limia formosa Girard [C. F.] 1859Synonym
fuscomaculata Limia fuscomaculata Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
garnieri Limia garnieri Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
grossidens Limia grossidens Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
heterandria Limia heterandria Regan [C. T.] 1913Valid
hollandi Limia hollandi Henn [A. W.] 1916Synonym
immaculata Limia immaculata Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
matamorensis Limia matamorensis Girard [C. F.] 1859Synonym
melanogaster Limia melanogaster (Günther [A.] 1866)Synonym
melanonotata Poecilia melanonotata (Nichols [J. T.] & Myers [G. S.] 1923)Valid
miragoanensis Limia miragoanensis Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
nicholsi Limia nicholsi Myers [G. S.] 1931Valid
nigrofasciata Limia nigrofasciata Regan [C. T.] 1913Valid
ornata Limia ornata Regan [C. T.] 1913Synonym
ornata Poecilia ornata (Regan [C. T.] 1913)Valid
pauciradiata Limia pauciradiata Rivas [L. R.] 1980Valid
pavonina Limia pavonina Poey [F.] 1876Synonym
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