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puncticulata, Gambusia Poey [F.] 1854:386, 390, Pl. 31 (figs. 6-7) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 3497] Moats of the old city wall of Havana, Cuba. Lectotype: MCZ 46568 [ex MCZ 6401]. Paralectotypes: MCZ 6391 (5), 6397 (6), 6401 (about 31); USNM 120259 [ex MCZ 6401] (6). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:177 [ref. 22926], Parenti et al. 1999:9 [ref. 24072], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:3 [ref. 35177]. Lectotype selected by Fink 1971:18 [ref. 21211]. •Valid as Gambusia puncticulata Poey 1854 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:97 [ref. 7067], Fink 1971:17 [ref. 21211], Lee et al. 1983:17 [ref. 22527], Greenfield & Wildrick 1984:931 [ref. 11453], Rauchenberger 1989:3 [ref. 15687], Parenti et al. 1999:9 [ref. 24072], Ghedotti & Wiley 2003:1157 [ref. 27019], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:560 [ref. 27061], Lucinda & Reis 2005:41 [ref. 29205], Meyer 2015:94 [ref. 34698], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:3 [ref. 35177]). Current status: Valid as Gambusia puncticulata Poey 1854. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Caribbean islands: Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba and Jamaica. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.