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Species related to Poecilia velifera: [ 1 ] record


velifera, Mollienesia Regan [C. T.] 1914:338 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 13 (no. 75); ref. 14171] Progresso, Yucat√°n, Mexico. Syntypes: BMNH 1914.2.18.6-8 (3). •Valid as Poecilia velifera (Regan 1914) -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:55 [ref. 7067], Lee et al. 1980:549 [ref. 22416] with question, Espinosa Pérez et al. 1993:50 [ref. 22290], Rodriguez 1997:673 [ref. 23266], Castro et al. 1998:79 [ref. 24271], Meyer & Radda 2000:75 [ref. 25029], Meyer et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26721], Poeser 2003:154 [ref. 26783], Ghedotti & Wiley 2003:1157 [ref. 27019], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:569 [ref. 27061], Nelson et al. 2004:104 [ref. 27807], Lucinda & Reis 2005:45 [ref. 29205], Miller 2006:240 [ref. 28615], Scharpf 2007:17 [ref. 30398], Poeser 2011:420 [ref. 31550], Page et al. 2013:110 [ref. 32708], Kottelat 2013:300 [ref. 32989], Meyer 2015:255 [ref. 34698], Palacios et al. 2016:232 [ref. 34629] in subgenus Mollienesia, Huber 2019:122 [ref. 36941], Lorenzoni et al. 2019:252 [ref. 37108]). Current status: Valid as Poecilia velifera (Regan 1914). Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Atlantic slope of southeast Mexico, also Colombia (introduced) and elsewhere. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.