Fluviphylax (Whitley, 1965)

Some Fish Genera scrutinized. Proc. Zool. Soc. New South Wales: 25.

Myers & Carvalho, in: Myers 1955 intruduced the genus name Potamophylax for this genus but it was a pe-occupied by an insect in the family Neuropteridae, Wallegren 1891

Type-species: by being a replacement name as Potamophylax pygmaeus Myers & Carvalho, 1955.

 

Type locality: middle Amazon (Borba, lower rio Madeira, subseq.), Amazonas, Brasil.

 

Foto: http://www.itrainsfishes.net/content/species/fluviphylax_obscurus_gr03.jpg

 

 

 

Fluviphylax pygmaeus, (Myers and Carvalho, in: Myers 1955)

Myers & Carvalho, in: Myers G.S. 1955. Notes on the classification and names of Cyprinodont fishes. Tropical Fish Magazin, San Francisco, 4 (4): 7.

Type locality: middle Amazon (Borba, lower rio Madeira, subseq.), Amazonas, Brasil.

Fluviphylax obscurus, Costa 1996

Costa, W.J.E.M. 1996.  Relationships, monophyly and three new species of the neotropical miniature poeciliid genus Fluviphylax (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei).

Type locality: rio Negro, Barcelos, estado do Amazonas, Brasil.
Distribution: Upper Negro River basin, Brazil.

 

Fluviphylax palikur, Costa & Le Bail, 1999

Costa, W.J.E.M. and P.-Y. Le Bail 1999. Fluviphylax palikur: a new poeciliid from the Rio Oiapoque Basin, Northern Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei), with comments on miniaturization in Fluviphylax and other neotropical freshwater fishes. Copeia (4):1027-1034.

Type locality: Juminan, rio Taparabu, right tributary to rio Oiapoque, Amapa, Brasil.

Distribution: Lower Oyapock River basin, Brazil

 

Fluviphylax simplex, Costa 1996

Costa, W.J.E.M. 1996. Relationships, monophyly and three new species of the neotropical miniature poeciliid genus Fluviphylax (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei). Ichthyol.

Explor. Freshwat. 7(2):111-130.

Type locality: Igarapé of lake José-Açu, Parintins, estado do Amazonas, Brasil.

Distribution: Solimõs-Amazonas River and lower Trombetas and Tapajós rivers, Brazil.

 

Fluviphylax zonatus, Costa 1996 

Costa, W.J.E.M. 1996. Relationships, monophyly and three new species of the neotropical miniature poeciliid genus Fluviphylax (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei). Ichthyol.

Explor. Freshwat. 7(2):111-130.

Type locality: rio Negro, Anavilhanas, estado do Amazonas, Brasil.

Distribution: Lower Negro River and tributaries, Brazil.