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Poeciliinae  Garman, 1895
Taxonomic Serial No.: 646790

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s): livebearers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderCyprinodontiformes Berg, 1940 – cyprinodonts, cyprinodontiforms, cyprinodontes, killifishes  
                               SuborderCyprinodontoidei  – cyprinodontoids  
                                  FamilyPoeciliidae Garman, 1895 – livebearers, topminnows, poecilies, topotes y espadas, poeciliids, livebearing toothcarps  
                                     SubfamilyPoeciliinae Garman, 1895 – livebearers  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Alfaro Meek, 1912  
                                        Genus Belonesox Kner, 1860 – pike killifishes 
                                        Genus Brachyrhaphis Regan, 1913  
                                        Genus Carlhubbsia Whitley, 1951  
                                        Genus Cnesterodon Garman, 1895  
                                        Genus Gambusia Poey, 1854 – topminnmows, gambusias 
                                        Genus Girardinus Poey, 1854  
                                        Genus Heterandria Agassiz, 1853 – least killifishes 
                                        Genus Limia Poey, 1854  
                                        Genus Micropoecilia Hubbs, 1926  
                                        Genus Neoheterandria Henn, 1916  
                                        Genus Pamphorichthys Regan, 1913  
                                        Genus Phallichthys Hubbs, 1924  
                                        Genus Phalloceros Eigenmann, 1907  
                                        Genus Phalloptychus Eigenmann, 1907  
                                        Genus Phallotorynus Henn, 1916  
                                        Genus Poecilia Bloch and Schneider, 1801 – livebearers, mollies 
                                        Genus Poeciliopsis Regan, 1913 – desert topminnows 
                                        Genus Priapella Regan, 1913  
                                        Genus Priapichthys Regan, 1913  
                                        Genus Pseudopoecilia Regan, 1913  
                                        Genus Quintana Hubbs, 1934  
                                        Genus Scolichthys Rosen, 1967  
                                        Genus Tomeurus Eigenmann, 1909  
                                        Genus Xenodexia Hubbs, 1950  
                                        Genus Xenophallus Hubbs, 1924  
                                        Genus Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848 – swordtails 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ghedotti, Michael J.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic analysis and taxonomy of the poecilioid fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 130, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-53   
  Publisher: The Linnean Society of London   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Poeciliinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Poeciliinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parenti, Lynne R.  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title: A phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis of cyprinodontiform fishes (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 168, pt. 4   
  Page(s): 335-557   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
  Reference for: Poeciliinae   

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