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Aplocheilus (subgenus of Poecilia) McClelland [J.] 1838:944 Masc. Aplocheilus chrysostigmus McClelland 1839. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1864:140 [ref. 4859]. Genus originally spelled Paecilia. Haplochilus Agassiz 1846:29, 172 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation. Predated by Odontopsis van Hasselt 1823; see Roberts 1993:33 [ref. 21799]. Declared a nomen protectum by Kottelat 2013:299 [ref. 32989]. First appeared without species; species added by McClelland 1839:301 [ref. 2923]. Spelled Aplochelus by McClelland 1839:261 [ref. 2923]. •Valid as Aplocheilus McClelland 1838 (often dated 1839) -- (Radda 1974:1 [ref. 30318], Jayaram 1981:294 [ref. 6497], Parenti 1981:471 [ref. 7066] with type as Esox panchax, Kottelat 1985:272 [ref. 11441], Kottelat 1989:16 [ref. 13605], Ataur Rahman 1989:62 [ref. 24860], Seegers 1997:7 [ref. 23895], Parenti 1999:2198 [ref. 24784], Lazara 2001:49 [ref. 25711], Ataur Rahman 2003:77 [ref. 31338], Huber 2005:14 [ref. 28394], Hertwig 2008:163 [ref. 29531], Shibukawa 2009:50 [ref. 30449], Kottelat 2013:299 [ref. 32989], Katwate et al. 2018:159 [ref. 35809]). Current status: Valid as Aplocheilus McClelland 1838. Aplocheilidae.