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Poecilia melanogaster


Poecilia melanogaster was originally described as Poecilia melanogaster by Günther in 1866. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and subfamily Poeciliinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Haiti and Jamaica.
Species   melanogaster
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1866
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cyprinodontiformes Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae
Genus   Poecilia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cyprinodontiformes
Family   Poeciliidae
Subfamily   Poeciliinae
Genus   Poecilia
Original Name   Poecilia        
Taxon Name   melanogaster
Original Combination   Poecilia melanogaster
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Poecilia melanogaster
OriginalSubGenus   Poecilia
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1866
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Poeciliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Jamaica or North America.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1848.1.12.1546-1550 (5).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 6
Page   345

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Limia melanogaster
Current Species   melanogaster
Current Genus Limia
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1866
Current Family Poeciliidae
Current Subfamily
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae

Water Fresh water
Distribution Haiti and Jamaica.

Current Summary   Synonym of Limia melanogaster  (Günther 1866). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.
Name History   • Valid as Poecilia melanogaster  Günther 1866 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:60 [ref. 7067]). • Valid as Limia melanogaster  (Günther 1866) -- (Lee et al. 1983:34 [ref. 22527], Rodriguez 1997:671 [ref. 23266], Poeser 2003:135 [ref. 26783], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:563 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:46 [ref. 29205]).

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altissima Poecilia altissima (Hubbs [C. L.] 1936)Synonym
amates Poecilia amates Miller [N.] 1907Synonym
amazonica Poecilia amazonica Garman [S.] 1895Synonym
arnoldi Poecilia arnoldi (Regan [C. T.] 1913)Synonym
arubensis Poecilia arubensis van Lidth de Jeude [T. W.] 1887Synonym
bensonii Poecilia bensonii Peters [W. C. H.] 1864Synonym
bifurca Poecilia bifurca (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Valid
bifurcus Poecilia bifurcus (Eigenmann [C. H.] 1909)Spelling
boesemani Poecilia boesemani Poeser [F. N.] 2003Valid
bogotensis Poecilia bogotensis Humboldt [F. H. A. von] in Humboldt & Valenciennes 1821Synonym
boucardii Poecilia boucardii Steindachner [F.] 1878Synonym
branneri Poecilia branneri Eigenmann [C. H.] 1894Valid
butleri Poecilia butleri Jordan [D. S.] 1889Valid
calaritana Poecilia calaritana Cuvier [G.] (ex Bonelli) 1829Synonym
catemaconis Poecilia catemaconis Miller [R. R.] 1975Valid
catenata Poecilia catenata Storer [D. H.] 1846Synonym
caucana Poecilia caucana (Steindachner [F.] 1880)Valid
caucanus Poecilia caucanus (Steindachner [F.] 1880)Spelling
caudata Poecilia caudata Meek [S. E.] 1909Synonym
caudofasciata Poecilia caudofasciata (Regan [C. T.] 1913)Valid
caymanensis Poecilia caymanensis (Rivas [L. R.] & Fink [W. L.] 1970)Synonym
chica Poecilia chica Miller [R. R.] 1975Valid
chisoyensis Poecilia chisoyensis Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
coenicola Poecilia coenicola (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Synonym
couchii Poecilia couchii Günther [A.] 1866Synonym
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