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

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9 species (see list below)

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Central America
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Heterandria anzuetoi
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm

 
Heterandria attenuata
[]

Photo by Villarreal, A.

Central America
Max. Length 15 cm
Heterandria bimaculata (Heckel, 1848)

Photo by Villarreal, A.
 
Heterandria bimaculata
[Twospot livebearer]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 6.5 cm

 
Heterandria cataractae
[]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm

 
Heterandria dirempta
[]

Photo by Slaboch, R.

North America
Max. Length 3.6 cm TL
Heterandria formosa Girard, 1859

Photo by Slaboch, R.
 
Heterandria formosa
[Least killifish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL

 
Heterandria jonesii
[Barred killifish]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 7 cm

 
Heterandria litoperas
[]

Photo by Dubosc, J.

South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Heterandria tuxtlaensis McEachran & Dewitt, 2008

Photo by Dubosc, J.
 
Heterandria tuxtlaensis
[Livebearing fish]
9 Species of Family Poeciliidae with Genus Heterandria
(Poeciliids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1979 Heterandria anzuetoi Central America 7 TL
1979 Heterandria attenuata Central America 7
1848 Heterandria bimaculata Twospot livebearer Central America 15
1979 Heterandria cataractae Central America 6.5
1979 Heterandria dirempta Central America 7
1859 Heterandria formosa Least killifish North America 3.6 TL
1874 Heterandria jonesii Barred killifish Central America 9.2 TL
1979 Heterandria litoperas Central America 7
2008 Heterandria tuxtlaensis Livebearing fish South America 7.2 SL



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