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Pseudoxiphophorus

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Pseudoxiphophorus is a genus of fish from the family Poeciliidae. The species in the genus were formerly considered to be in the genus Heterandria but workers found that most of the species were not closely related to the type species of that genus, Heterandria formosa, and seven species were transferred to the genus Pseudoxiphophorus.[2] They are found in Central America.[3]

Species

The following seven species are classified as belonging to the genus:[3]

References

  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Pseudoxiphophorus". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ Morales-Cazan, A. & Albert, J.S. (2012). "Monophyly of Heterandriini (Teleostei: Poeciliidae) revisited: a critical review of the data". Neotropical Ichthyology. 10 (1). doi:10.1590/S1679-62252012000100003.
  3. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2019). Species of Pseudoxiphophorus in FishBase. August 2019 version.
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Pseudoxiphophorus: Brief Summary

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Pseudoxiphophorus is a genus of fish from the family Poeciliidae. The species in the genus were formerly considered to be in the genus Heterandria but workers found that most of the species were not closely related to the type species of that genus, Heterandria formosa, and seven species were transferred to the genus Pseudoxiphophorus. They are found in Central America.

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