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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Procatopodinae
Genus: Micropanchax

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Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Micropanchax antinorii (Vinciguerra, 1883)

Photo by Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Micropanchax antinorii
[Black lampeye]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Micropanchax bracheti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3 cm TL

 
Micropanchax camerunensis
[Cameroon lampeye]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm TL

 
Micropanchax ehrichi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Micropanchax fuelleborni (Ahl, 1924)

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Micropanchax fuelleborni
[Lake Rukwa lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Micropanchax hutereaui (Boulenger, 1913)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Micropanchax hutereaui
[Meshscaled topminnow]



Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Micropanchax johnstoni (Günther, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Micropanchax johnstoni
[Johnston's topminnow]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Micropanchax keilhacki
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Micropanchax kingii
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Micropanchax loati (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Micropanchax loati
[Nile killifish]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Micropanchax pfaffi
[Pfaff's lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Micropanchax rudolfianus (Worthington, 1932)

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Micropanchax rudolfianus
[Lake Rudolf lampeye]



Africa
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Micropanchax scheeli (Roman, 1971)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Micropanchax scheeli
[Scheel's lampeye]



13 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Micropanchax antinorii Black lampeye Africa 4.5 TL 1883
Micropanchax bracheti Africa 3 TL 1983
Micropanchax camerunensis Cameroon lampeye Africa 3 TL 1971
Micropanchax ehrichi Africa 4 TL 1994
Micropanchax fuelleborni Lake Rukwa lampeye Africa 3.5 TL 1924
Micropanchax hutereaui Meshscaled topminnow Africa 3.5 TL 1913
Micropanchax johnstoni Johnston's topminnow Africa 8.5 TL 1894
Micropanchax keilhacki Africa 2.5 TL 1928
Micropanchax kingii Africa 3.5 TL 1913
Micropanchax loati Nile killifish Africa 4 TL 1901
Micropanchax pfaffi Pfaff's lampeye Africa 3.5 SL 1954
Micropanchax rudolfianus Lake Rudolf lampeye Africa 3 TL 1932
Micropanchax scheeli Scheel's lampeye Africa 4 TL 1971



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