Scriptaphyosemion (Radda & Pürzl 1987)  (14 Arten)

Radda, A.C. & E. Pürzl. 1987. Color Atlas of Cyprinodonts of the Rain Forest of tropical Africa.


Type-species:  Aphyosemion guineense geryi (Lambert, 1958) 

Type locality: Conakry-Dubréka district, Guinée française (today Guinée).


Scriptaphyosemion banforense (Seegers 1982)

Scriptaphyosemion bertholdi (Roloff 1965)

Scriptaphyosemion brueningi (Roloff 1971)

Scriptaphyosemion calabaricus,  (Ahl 1936)  Synonym of Scriptaphyosemion liberiense

Scriptaphyosemion cauveti (Romand & Ozouf 1995)

Scriptaphyosemion chaytori (Roloff E. 1971)

Scriptaphyosemion etzeli (Berkenkamp 1979)

Scriptaphyosemion fredrodi (Vandersmissen, Etzel & Berkenkamp 1980)

Scriptaphyosemion geryi (Lambert 1958)

Scriptaphyosemion guignardi (Romand 1981)

Scriptaphyosemion hastingsi  (Roloff 1972)  Synonym of Scriptaphyosemion roloffi

Scriptaphyosemion liberiense (Boulenger 1908)

Scriptaphyosemion melantereon (Fowler 1950) Synonym of Scriptaphyosemion liberiense

Scriptaphyosemion nigrifluvi (Romand 1982)

Scriptaphyosemion roloffi (Roloff 1936)

Scriptaphyosemion schmitti (Romand 1979)

Scriptaphyosemion wieseae (Sonnenberg R. & Busch E. 2012)


Scriptaphyosemion banforense (Seegers 1982)

(Roloffia banforensis spec. nov. Aquar. Terr. Zeit. (D.A.T.Z.), 35 (12): 449, figs. 1-2, 9.)

Type locality: 15 km north of Banfora, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso).

Scriptaphyosemion banforense "RFB 2014/3" (Michael Redinger (Burkina Faso 2014)


Scriptaphyosemion bertholdi (Roloff 1965)

(Aphyosemion bertholdi spec. nov. eine neue Aphyosemion-Art aus Sierra Leone. Aquar. Terr. Zeit. (D.A.T.Z.), 18 (12): 362, fig.)

Type locality: Kenema, Sierra Leone.

Scriptaphyosemion bertholdi "Victoria SL 1993-51"


Scriptaphyosemion brueningi (Roloff 1971)

(Roloffia brueningi spec. nov. Beschreibung einer neuen Roloffia-Art aus Sierra Leone. Aquar. Terr. Zeit. (D.A.T.Z.), 24 (9): 285, figs.)

Type locality: Giema, Sierra Leone.

Scriptaphyosemion brueningi "Perie SL 1989"


Scriptaphyosemion cauveti (Romand & Ozouf 1995) 

(Aphyosemion cauveti, a new Species of Killifish (Cyprinodontidae) from Guinea, West Africa. Cybium, 19 (4): 392, figs. 1, 2A.)

Type locality: after a small dam, 8 km after the town of Kindia on the road to Télimélé, Guinée.

Scriptaphyosemion cauveti "Barrage Loire Atlantique GRCH 1993/239"


(R. Romand, C. Cauvet und J.M. Hervieux 1993/239 Guinea)

 Scriptaphyosemion cauveti "Siramousaya GRCH 1993-238"


Scriptaphyosemion chaytori (Roloff E. 1971)

(Roloffia chaytori spec. nov. Beschreibung einer neuen Roloffia - Art aus Sierra Leone.

Die Aquarien und Terrarien Zeitschrift (DATZ), 26 (6): pages 182-184 with 2 figures.)

Type locality: Rokupr, western Sierra Leone.

Scriptaphyosemion chaytori "Kamabai SL 1993/34"


Scriptaphyosemion etzeli (Berkenkamp 1979)

(Description provisoire de Roloffia etzeli sp.nov., un nouveau Cyprinodontidae de Sierra Leone. Killi Contact 7 (1) (seperatum): pages 1-11, figures & map. Association Killiphile Francophone de Belgique AKFB).

Type locality: near Kirma, Port Loko district, western Sierra Leone. 

Scriptaphyosemion etzeli "Lungi Lol"


Scriptaphyosemion fredrodi (Vandersmissen, Etzel & Berkenkamp 1980) 

(Description de Roloffia fredrodi spec. nov., un nouveau Cyprinodontidae de Sierra Leone (Pisces, Cyprinodontidae). AKFB-Publ. 8 (6): p.1-20, 1980.)

Type locality: 2 miles (3 km) from Goburu, on Pujehun-Bo road, southwestern Sierra Leone.

Scriptaphyosemion fredrodi "Matanga SL-1989"


Scriptaphyosemion guignardi (Romand 1981)

(Description d'une nouveau Roloffia de Guineé: Roloffia guignardi nov. spec.(Pisces, Cyprinodontidae). Revue Française d'Aquariologie 8 (1): 1-6, figures & map.)

Type locality: 31 km from Labé towards Gaoual, (central) Guinée.

Scriptaphyosemion guignardi "Mamou"


Scriptaphyosemion geryi (Lambert 1958)

(Poissons Siluriformes et Cyprinodontiformes, récoltés en Guinée française avec la description d'une nouvelle espèce de Microsynodontis. (Aphyosemion guineense geryi)

Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 57 (1-2):52-53, figure 6.)

Type locality: Conakry-Dubréka district, Guinée française (today Guinée).

Scriptaphyosemion geryi "CI-2012"

Scriptaphyosemion aff geryi "Sud Gaoual GCLR 2006/12"

 Scriptaphyosemion aff geryi "Dandayah GCLR 2006-27"


Scriptaphyosemion schmitti (Romand 1979)

(Vorläufige Beschreibung von Roloffia schmitti spec.nov., eine Killifisch aus Liberia. Die Aquarien und Terrarien Zeitschrift (DATZ) 32 (9): p 299-300, figures.)

Type locality: near Tchien, eastern Liberia.

Scriptaphyosemion schmitti "Juarzon"


Scriptaphyosemion liberiense (Boulenger 1908) 

(Description of two new Cyprinodontid fishes from west Africa.

Annals & Magazine of Natural History (8): ii,: p 30.)

Type locality: Monrovia, Liberia.

Scriptaphyosemion liberiense "Paynesville L-1997"

Scriptaphyosemion liberiense "Gbarma RL 1997 / EP 1982"  (Etzel, W. Pütz, Liberia 1982)


Scriptaphyosemion roloffi (Roloff 1936)

Pflege und Zucht von Aphyosemion roloffi.

Wochenschrift für Aquarien und Terrarienkunde 33 (22): p 324-326, figures.

Type locality: 40-50 km inland of Freetown (by boat) (Porto Loko creek, about one third of distance between mouth and Porto Loko town, subseq.), Sierra Leone.

Scriptaphyosemion roloffi "Funkuya SLMM 2014/4"


Scriptaphyosemion nigrifluvi (Romand 1982)

Aphyosemion nigrifluvi n. sp., une nouvelle Espèce de Cyprinodontidae de Guinée (Pisces, Osteichthyes). Rev. fr. Aquariol. Herpétol., 9 (3): 78, fig.

Type locality: branch of Bafing river, 18 km before Mamou from Dalaba, 3 km from the fork of Dalaba-Mamou road, Guinée.


Scriptaphyosemion wieseae (Sonnenberg R. & Busch E. 2012)

(Description of Scriptaphyosemion wieseae (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) a new species from northern Sierra Leone.


Scriptaphyosemion wieseae, new species, is described from collections in northern Sierra Leone. Results of a small DNA study indicate, that S. bertholdi from the southeastern part of the country is the closest relative. Both species can be distinguished by male and female color pattern and male caudal fin shape.

Scriptaphyosemion wieseae "Lenghe Curoh SL 1993/37"