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vivipara, Poecilia Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:452, Pl. 86 (lower fig.) [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Suriname. Holotype (unique): ZMB 3465. Type catalog: Paepke & Seegers 1986:175 [ref. 19981], Paepke 1999:116 [ref. 24282]. •Valid as Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Rosen & Bailey 1963:49 [ref. 7067], Malabarba 1989:162 [ref. 14217], Cervigón 1991:205 [ref. 24472], Rodriguez 1997:673 [ref. 23266], Torelli et al. 1997:70 [ref. 24612], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Keith et al. 2000:70 [ref. 24547], Meyer & Radda 2000:76 [ref. 25029], Meyer et al. 2002:50 [ref. 26721], Lim et al. 2002:74 [ref. 28310], Poeser & Isbrücker 2002:49 [ref. 34635], Poeser 2003:46 [ref. 26769], Poeser 2003:139 [ref. 26783], Ghedotti & Wiley 2003:1157 [ref. 27019], Poeser 2003:358 [ref. 27075], Lucinda in Reis et al. 2003:569 [ref. 27061], López et al. 2003:72 [ref. 27366], Menni 2004:86 [ref. 28131], Lucinda & Reis 2005:45 [ref. 29205], Phillip et al. 2013:20 [ref. 32896], Koerber & Litz 2014:1 [ref. 33696] not Argentina, Ramos et al. 2014:5 [ref. 35321], Meyer 2015:277 [ref. 34698], Ho et al. 2016:Fig. 1 [ref. 34400], Palacios et al. 2016:232 [ref. 34629] in subgenus Poecilia, Bertaco et al. 2016:423 [ref. 34561], Costa et al. 2017:45 [ref. 35684], Figueiredo & Moreira 2018:443 [ref. 36088], Azevedo-Santos et al. 2019:5 [ref. 36506]). Current status: Valid as Poecilia vivipara Bloch & Schneider 1801. Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae. Distribution: Venezuela to south Brazil; also islands of the Lesser Antilles: Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Puerto Rico and Martinique (introduced), Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and Venezuela. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.