Taxon profile


Moon Fish
Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Cyprinodontiformes »  family Poeciliidae - poeciliids »  genus Xiphophorus

Scientific synonyms

Platypoecilus aurata Stoye, 1935
Platypoecilus cyanellus Meinken, 1935
Platypoecilus maculatus Günther, 1866
Platypoecilus maculatus aurata Stoye, 1935
Platypoecilus maculatus cyanellus Meinken, 1935
Platypoecilus maculatus sanguinea Stoye, 1935
Platypoecilus nigra Brind, 1914
Platypoecilus pulchra Brind, 1914
Platypoecilus rubra Brind, 1914
Platypoecilus sanguinea Stoye, 1935

Other names

= Platy
= Southern Playfish


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

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