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Phalloptychus eigenmanni Henn, 1916:121



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phalloptychus januarius eigenmanni Henn, 1916:121


Conservation Status




Bahia, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Henn, A. W. (1916). On various South American Poeciliid fishes. Annals Carnegie Museum 10(1-2): 93-142.


Other references:

Ihering, Rudloph von. (1931). Cyprinodontes Brasileiros (Peixes Guarus). Systemática e Informações Biológicas. I. Archivos do Instituto Biológico de São Paulo 4: 243-280.

Lucinda, P. H. F. (2003). Family Poeciliidae, pp. 555-581. In: Reis, R.E., S.O. Kullander & C. Ferraris Jr. (Eds.), Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America., Porto Alegre, Edipucrs. 729pp.

Lucinda, Paulo H. F. (2005). Systematics and biogeography of the genus [i]Phalloptychus[/i] Eigenmann, 1907 (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae: Poeciliinae). Neotropical Ichthyology 3(3): 373-382.

Wischnath, L. (1993). Atlas of livebearers of the world. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., United States of America. 336 pp.


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