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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Leptocypris

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Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Leptocypris crossensis Howes & Teugels, 1989

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Leptocypris crossensis
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Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Leptocypris guineensis (Daget, 1962)

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Leptocypris guineensis
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Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Leptocypris konkoureensis
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Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Leptocypris lujae
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Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Leptocypris modestus Boulenger, 1900

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Leptocypris modestus
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Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Leptocypris niloticus (Joannis, 1835)

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Leptocypris niloticus
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Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Leptocypris taiaensis
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Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Leptocypris weeksii
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Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Leptocypris weynsii
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Leptocypris crossensis Africa 9.5 SL 1989
Leptocypris guineensis Africa 6.3 SL 1962
Leptocypris konkoureensis Africa 11.8 SL 1989
Leptocypris lujae Africa 11.5 TL 1909
Leptocypris modestus Africa 11 TL 1900
Leptocypris niloticus Africa 9.5 TL 1835
Leptocypris taiaensis Africa 11.2 SL 1989
Leptocypris weeksii Africa 7 TL 1899
Leptocypris weynsii Africa 9.5 TL 1899



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