Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability
Online Version, Updated 3 February 2020

SEARCH RESULTS FROM

Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Select the database to search:
GENERA   SPECIES   REFERENCES
Include unavailable names

         Comments: ,

maculatus, Platypoecilus Günther [A.] 1866:350 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 6; ref. 1983] Mexico [Central America]. Syntypes: BMNH 1857.7.31.11-12 (2). See Gordon 1927:259 [ref. 34715] for an account of the various named color forms. •Valid as Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther 1866) -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:63 [ref. 7067], Rosen 1979:356 [ref. 22796], Lee et al. 1980:555 [ref. 22416], Paxton et al. 1989:348 [ref. 12442], Page & Burr 1991:234 [ref. 18983], Pethiyagoda 1991:196 [ref. 20075], Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:55 [ref. 22290], Kottelat et al. 1993:91 [ref. 23448], McDowall in McDowall 1996:122 [ref. 22909], Coad 1996:85 [ref. 25304], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:128 [ref. 22947], Rodriguez 1997:674 [ref. 23266], Fricke 1999:115 [ref. 24106], Castro et al. 1998:79 [ref. 24271], Rema Devi et al. 1999:161 [ref. 24758], Fuller et al. 1999:317 [ref. 25838], Allen et al. 2002:367 [ref. 25930], Meyer & Schartl 2002:59 [ref. 26066], Skelton 2002:172 [ref. 26839], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:574 [ref. 27061], Meyer & Schartl 2003:63 [ref. 27477], Kallman et al. 2004:9 [ref. 27790], Nelson et al. 2004:106 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:296 [ref. 28379], Miller 2006:259 [ref. 28615], Hoese & Gates 2006:744 [ref. 28997], Lucinda & Reis 2005:44 [ref. 29205], Scharpf 2007:23 [ref. 30398], Minckley & Marsh 2009:258 [ref. 31114], Page & Burr 2011:443 [ref. 31215], Page et al. 2013:111 [ref. 32708], Larson et al. 2013:71 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:300 [ref. 32989], Meyer 2015:387 [ref. 34698], Fricke et al. 2018:109 [ref. 35805], Robins et al. 2018:235 [ref. 35886], Huber 2019:147 [ref. 36941], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:252 [ref. 37108]). Current status: Valid as Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther 1866). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Atlantic slope of Central America: Mexico, Belize and Guatemala; introduced widely elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater.