Male P. mexicana pursing female
A male P. mexicana purses female Poecilia formosa in the sprint El Ojito at Jaumave valley, Guayalejo River, Pánuco drainage [Tamaulipas].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poecilia formosa (Girard, 1859)

Amazon molly.

Original description as Limia formosa:

Conservation: Poecilia formosa is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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