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

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Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Brown, C.
 
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis
[]



Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Brachyrhaphis episcopi (Steindachner, 1878)

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Brachyrhaphis episcopi
[]



Central America
Max. Length 5 cm
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi Rosen & Bailey, 1963

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Brachyrhaphis hartwegi
[Soconusco gambusia]



Central America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi Meyer & Etzel, 2001

Photo by Photo by Dibble, I.
 
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Brachyrhaphis holdridgei
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis olomina (Meek, 1914)

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Brachyrhaphis olomina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Brachyrhaphis parismina
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm

 
Brachyrhaphis punctifer
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Regan, 1908)

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Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis roseni Bussing, 1988

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Brachyrhaphis roseni
[]
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Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Brachyrhaphis roswithae
[]



Central America
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Brachyrhaphis terrabensis (Regan, 1907)

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Brachyrhaphis terrabensis
[]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brachyrhaphis cascajalensis Central America 7.5 1913
Brachyrhaphis episcopi Central America 5 1878
Brachyrhaphis hartwegi Soconusco gambusia Central America 5 1963
Brachyrhaphis hessfeldi Central America 5.5 TL 2001
Brachyrhaphis holdridgei Central America 5 SL 1967
Brachyrhaphis olomina Central America 6 SL 1914
Brachyrhaphis parismina Central America 7 TL 1912
Brachyrhaphis punctifer Central America 5 1926
Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora Central America 6 SL 1908
Brachyrhaphis roseni Central America 6 SL 1988
Brachyrhaphis roswithae Central America 5 TL 1998
Brachyrhaphis terrabensis Central America 6 SL 1907



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