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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae Poeciliids
Subfamily: Poeciliinae
Genus: Girardinus

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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Central America
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Girardinus creolus Garman, 1895

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Girardinus creolus
[Creole topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Girardinus cubensis
[Cuban topminnow]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Girardinus denticulatus Garman, 1895

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Girardinus denticulatus
[Toothy topminnow]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

Central America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Girardinus falcatus (Eigenmann, 1903)

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Girardinus falcatus
[Goldbelly topminnow]

Photo by JJPhoto

Central America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Girardinus metallicus Poey, 1854

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Girardinus metallicus
[Metallic livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Girardinus microdactylus
[Smallfinger topminnow]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Girardinus uninotatus
[Singlespot topminnow]
7 Species of Family Poeciliidae with Genus Girardinus
(Poeciliids)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1895 Girardinus creolus Creole topminnow Central America 7 SL
1903 Girardinus cubensis Cuban topminnow Central America 4.6 SL
1895 Girardinus denticulatus Toothy topminnow Central America 9.3 SL
1903 Girardinus falcatus Goldbelly topminnow Central America 8.5 SL
1854 Girardinus metallicus Metallic livebearer Central America 9 TL
1944 Girardinus microdactylus Smallfinger topminnow Central America 6.3 SL
1860 Girardinus uninotatus Singlespot topminnow Central America 8.4 SL



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