Pachypanchax (Myers, 1933)

Pachypanchax, a new Genus of Cyprinodont Fishes from the Seychelles Islands and Madagascar.

Amer. Mus. Novitates, 592: 1.

Type-species: by original designation as Haplochilus playfairii Günther, 1866.

Type locality: Seychelles (island, without details).


Pachypanchax omalonotus

First Description:  A. Duméril  1861.

(Reptiles et Poissons d'Afrique Occcidentale. Arch. Mus. Hist. Natur., 10 (1858-1861): 137-268, pls. 13-23.)


Verbreitung: Nord Madagaskar 

Pachypanchax omalonotus

Pachypanchax sakaramyi

First Description:  M. Holly 1928.

(Zwei noch nicht beschriebene Fischformen aus Afrika.  Zool. Anz., 76: 312-314.)


Verbreitung: Nord Madagaskar 

Pachypanchax sakaramyi



Pachypanchax playfairii

First Description: A. Günther 1866

(Catalog of Fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Salmonidae, Percopsidae, Galaxidae, Mormyridae, Gymnarchidae, Esocidae, Umbridae, Scombresocidae, Cyprinodontidae, in the collection of the British Museum. British Museum, London, 6: i-xv +368 pp.)


Verbreitung: Seychellen und auf Sansibar


Pachypanchax playfairii "Beau Vallon Mahé"

Pachypanchax varatraza 

First Description:  P.V. Loiselle, 2006

(A review of the Malagasy Pachypanchax (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes, Aplocheilidae), with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 1366:1-44.)

Pachypanchax varatraza 


Erstbeschreibung von:


Pachypanchax varatraza sp. nov.

Pachypanchax patriciae sp. nov.

Pachypanchax sparksorum sp. nov.

Pachypanchax arnoulti sp. nov.