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Poecilia vivipara

Bloch & Schneider

Poecilia vivipara was originally described as Poecilia vivipara by Bloch & Schneider in 1801. It belongs to the family Poeciliidae and subfamily Poeciliinae. It is commonly known as Piekniczka. It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   vivipara
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
AuthorNI   Bloch & Schneider
Qualification   ---
Year   1801
Status   Valid
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   vivipara
Original Combination   Poecilia vivipara
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Poecilia vivipara
OriginalSubGenus   Poecilia
Original Author   Bloch & Schneider
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1801
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Poeciliinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Suriname.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:175 [ref. 19981], Paepke 1999:116 [ref. 24282].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 3465
Journal   Systema Ichthyol.
Page   452
Illustrations   Pl. 86 (lower fig.)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Poecilia vivipara
Current Species vivipara
Current Genus Poecilia
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch & Schneider
Current Year 1801
Current Family Poeciliidae
Current Subfamily
Poeciliinae Poeciliinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water
Habitat Notes Widespread in mildly brackish water in canals and drainage ditches at the edges of swamps, but rarely found in freshwater.

Current Summary   Valid as Poecilia vivipara  Bloch & Schneider 1801. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.
Name History   •Valid as Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:49 [ref. 7067], Malabarba 1989:162 [ref. 14217], Cervigón 1991:205 [ref. 24472], Rodriguez 1997:673 [ref. 23266], Torelli et al. 1997:70 [ref. 24612], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Keith et al. 2000:70 [ref. 24547], Meyer & Radda 2000:76 [ref. 25029], Meyer et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26721], Lim et al. 2002:74 [ref. 28310], Poeser & Isbrücker 2002:49 [ref. 34635], Poeser 2003:46 [ref. 26769], Poeser 2003:139 [ref. 26783], Ghedotti & Wiley 2003:1157 [ref. 27019], Poeser 2003:358 [ref. 27075], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:569 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:72 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:86 [ref. 28131], Lucinda & Reis 2005:45 [ref. 29205], Phillip et al. 2013:20 [ref. 32896], Koerber & Litz 2014:1 [ref. 33696] not Argentina, Ramos et al. 2014:5 [ref. 35321], Meyer 2015:277 [ref. 34698], Ho et al. 2016:Fig. 1 [ref. 34400], Palacios et al. 2016:232 [ref. 34629] in subgenus Poecilia, Bertaco et al. 2016:423 [ref. 34561], Costa et al. 2017:45 [ref. 35684], Figueiredo & Moreira 2018:443 [ref. 36088], Azevedo-Santos et al. 2019:5 [ref. 36506], Huber 2019:123 [ref. 36941]).

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Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
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akroa Pamphorichthys akroa Figueiredo [C. A.] & Moreira [C. R.] 2018Synonym
akroa Poecilia (Pamphorichthys) akroa Figueiredo [C. A.] & Moreira [C. R.] 2018Synonym
akroa Poecilia akroa Figueiredo [C. A.] & Moreira [C. R.] 2018Valid
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)Synonym
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)Synonym
caudata Poecilia caudata Meek [S. E.] 1909Synonym
caudofasciata Poecilia caudofasciata (Regan [C. T.] 1913)Synonym
caymanensis Poecilia caymanensis (Rivas [L. R.] & Fink [W. L.] 1970)Valid
chica Poecilia chica Miller [R. R.] 1975Valid
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