Male in El Salto river
Male of Poecilia mexicana in Rio El Salto at El Naranjo, Panuco drainaje [San Luis Potosi]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (08-May-2019). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Poecilia mexicana Steindachner, 1863

Shortfin molly; Topote del Atlántico.

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Original description as Poecilia mexicana:


  • Steindachner, Franz. 1863. "Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Sciaenoiden Brasiliens und der Cyprinodonten Mejicos". Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. v. 48, pp. 162-185 (ffm04583)

Synonyms (3):

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