Freshly collected female
Freshly collected female Poeciliopsis pleurospilus at Tiltepec River [Chiapas]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (12-May-2015). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Poeciliopsis pleurospilus (Günther, 1866)

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Original description as Girardinus pleurospilus:


  • Günther, Albert C. L. G. 1866. "Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae, Mormyridae, Gymnarchidae, Esocidae, Umbridae, Scombresocidae, Cyprinodontidae, in the collection of the British Museum". Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. 6:1-368 (ffm04521)

Conservation: Poeciliopsis pleurospilus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).