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Micropoecilia Hubbs [C. L.] 1926:73 Fem. Poecilia vivipara parae Eigenmann 1894. Type by original designation. For purposes of the type species, the subspecies parae is elevated to species level; type not vivipara. Recepoecilia Whitley 1951 is an unneeded replacement. •Synonym of Poecilia Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:45 [ref. 7067], Rodriguez 1997:672 [ref. 23266]). •Valid as Micropoecilia Hubbs 1926 -- (Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:564 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:46 [ref. 29205]). •Synonym of Poecilia Bloch & Schneider 1801, but a valid subgenus Micropoecilia -- (Bragança & Costa 2011:369 [ref. 31195], Meredith et al. 2011:153 [ref. 31575], Bragança et al. 2012:337 [ref. 31747], Meyer 2015:257 [ref. 34698], Ho et al. 2016:38 [ref. 34400], Huber 2019:81 [ref. 36941]). Current status: Synonym of Poecilia Bloch & Schneider 1801. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae.