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Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Aplocheilichthyinae


(See list of species below)



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Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen
[Banded lampeye]
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Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax leki
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax moke
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax ndeko
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Hylopanchax paucisquamatus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Hylopanchax silvestris (Poll & Lambert, 1958)

Photo by RMCA
 
Hylopanchax silvestris
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Hylopanchax stictopleuron
[Blue lampeye]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Platypanchax modestus (Pappenheim, 1914)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Platypanchax modestus
[Ruwenzori lampeye]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Poropanchax brichardi (Poll, 1971)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Poropanchax brichardi
[Brichard's lampeye]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax luxophthalmus (Brüning, 1929)

Photo by RMCA
 
Poropanchax luxophthalmus
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 2.3 cm TL

 
Poropanchax myersi
[Hummingbird lampeye]

Photo by Broad, C.

Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Poropanchax normani (Ahl, 1928)

Photo by Broad, C.
 
Poropanchax normani
[Norman's lampeye]
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Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Poropanchax rancureli
[Rancurel's lampeye]
No picture found
West Africa.
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Poropanchax stigmatopygus
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14 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Africa 7 TL 1861
Hylopanchax leki Africa 2.9 SL 2013
Hylopanchax moke Africa 2.1 SL 2013
Hylopanchax ndeko Africa 3 SL 2013
Hylopanchax paucisquamatus Africa 2.6 SL 2014
Hylopanchax silvestris Africa 4 SL 1958
Hylopanchax stictopleuron Blue lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1949
Platypanchax modestus Ruwenzori lampeye Africa 6 TL 1914
Poropanchax brichardi Brichard's lampeye Africa 3 TL 1971
Poropanchax luxophthalmus Africa 4 TL 1929
Poropanchax myersi Hummingbird lampeye Africa 2.3 TL 1952
Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Africa 4 TL 1928
Poropanchax rancureli Rancurel's lampeye Africa 5 TL 1965
Poropanchax stigmatopygus West Africa. 2.4 SL 2004



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