Poecilia wingei Poeser, Kempkes & Isbrücker, 2005

Black-Bar Endler, Endler's livebearer, Endler's guppy



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1937

Rediscovered in 1975



Laguna de Patos, Venezuela












Original scientific description:

Poeser, Fred N., Kempkes, Michael and Isbrücker, Isaäc J. H. (2005). Description of Poecilia (Acanthophacelus) wingein. sp. from the Paría Peninsula, Venezuela, including notes on Acanthophacelus Eigenmann, 1907 and other subgenera of Poecilia Bloch and Schneider, 1801 (Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes, Poeciliidae). Contributions to Zoology 74(1-2): 97-115.


Other references:

Schories, Susanne, Manfred K. Meyer & Manfred Schartl (2009). Description of Poecilia (Acanthophacelus) obscura n. sp., (Teleostei: Poeciliidae), a new guppy species from western Trinidad, with remarks on P. wingei and the status of the “Endler’s guppy”. Zootaxa 2266: 35-50. [Abstract]


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