Pair in the aquarium
Pair of Xiphophorus evelynae in the aquarium of Andreas Tveteraas [Norway]. Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. (1991). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus evelynae (Rosen, 1960)

Espada de Necaxa; Puebla platyfish; Reticultae platyfish.

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Original description as Xiphophorus variatus evelynae:


  • Rosen, Donn E. 1960. "Middle-American poeciliid fishes of the genus Xiphophorus". Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences. 5(4): 57-242 (ffm00047)

Conservation: Xiphophorus evelynae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).