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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Cyprinodontidae Pupfishes
Subfamily: Cyprinodontinae
Genus: Aphanius

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34 species (see list below)

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Europe
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Aphanius almiriensis
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphanius anatoliae (Leidenfrost, 1912)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aphanius anatoliae
[Anatolian giant killifish]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphanius apodus (Gervais, 1853)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Aphanius apodus
[]

Photo by Teimori et al.

Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm TL
Aphanius arakensis Teimori, Esmaeili, Gholami, Zarei & Reichenbacher, 2012

Photo by Teimori et al.
 
Aphanius arakensis
[Arak tooth-carp]

Photo by Blanco, J.L.

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Aphanius asquamatus (Sözer, 1942)

Photo by Blanco, J.L.
 
Aphanius asquamatus
[Scaleless killifish]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Aphanius baeticus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Aphanius burdurensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Aphanius chantrei
[]

Photo by Blanco, J.L.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphanius danfordii (Boulenger, 1890)

Photo by Blanco, J.L.
 
Aphanius danfordii
[Danford’s killifish]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Aphanius darabensis Esmaeili, Teimori, Gholami & Reichenbacher, 2014

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius darabensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Aphanius desioi
[]

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Aphanius dispar (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.
 
Aphanius dispar
[Arabian pupfish]

Photo by Teimori, A.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.9 cm TL
Aphanius farsicus Teimori, Esmaeili & Reichenbacher, 2011

Photo by Teimori, A.
 
Aphanius farsicus
[Farsi tooth-carp]

Photo by Valdesalici, S.

Europe
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aphanius fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1821)

Photo by Valdesalici, S.
 
Aphanius fasciatus
[Mediterranean banded killifish]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Aphanius furcatus Teimori, Esmaeili, Erpenbeck & Reichenbacher, 2014

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius furcatus
[]

Photo by Johari, S.A. & Badri M.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Aphanius ginaonis (Holly, 1929)

Photo by Johari, S.A. & Badri M.
 
Aphanius ginaonis
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Europe
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Aphanius iberus (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aphanius iberus
[Spanish toothcarp]

Photo by Alavi-Yeganeh, M.S.

Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm TL
Aphanius isfahanensis Hrbek, Keivany & Coad, 2006

Photo by Alavi-Yeganeh, M.S.
 
Aphanius isfahanensis
[]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Aphanius kavirensis Esmaeili, Teimori, Gholami & Reichenbacher, 2014

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius kavirensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Aphanius marassantensis
[K?z?l?rmak killifish]

Photo by Karatash, A.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphanius mento (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Karatash, A.
 
Aphanius mento
[Pearl-spotted killifish]

Photo by Alavi-Yeganeh, M.S.

Asia
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Aphanius mesopotamicus Coad, 2009

Photo by Alavi-Yeganeh, M.S.
 
Aphanius mesopotamicus
[Mesopotamian tooth-carp]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm TL
Aphanius pluristriatus (Jenkins, 1910)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius pluristriatus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Aphanius punctatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Aphanius saourensis
[Sahara aphanius]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL
Aphanius shirini Gholami, Esmaeili, Erpenbeck & Reichenbacher, 2014

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius shirini
[]

Photo by Terceira, A.C.

Eurasia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphanius sirhani Villwock, Scholl & Krupp, 1983

Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Aphanius sirhani
[]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Aphanius sophiae (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius sophiae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm TL

 
Aphanius splendens
[Splendid killifish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Aphanius stiassnyae
[Lake Afdera killifish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Aphanius sureyanus
[Sureyan killifish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Aphanius transgrediens
[Acipinar killifish]

Photo by Blanco, J.L.

Asia
Max. Length 7.0 cm TL
Aphanius villwocki Hrbek & Wildekamp, 2003

Photo by Blanco, J.L.
 
Aphanius villwocki
[Villwock’s killifish]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Aphanius vladykovi Coad, 1988

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Aphanius vladykovi
[]
34 Species of Family Cyprinodontidae with Genus Aphanius
(Pupfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2007 Aphanius almiriensis Europe 3.9 SL
1912 Aphanius anatoliae Anatolian giant killifish Asia 5 TL
1853 Aphanius apodus Africa 5 TL
2012 Aphanius arakensis Arak tooth-carp Asia 4.1 TL
1942 Aphanius asquamatus Scaleless killifish Asia 4 TL
2002 Aphanius baeticus Europe 3 SL
1946 Aphanius burdurensis Asia
1895 Aphanius chantrei Asia 7 TL
1890 Aphanius danfordii Danford’s killifish Asia 5 TL
2014 Aphanius darabensis Asia 3.9 SL
1933 Aphanius desioi Africa 5 TL
1829 Aphanius dispar Arabian pupfish Indian Ocean 7 TL
2011 Aphanius farsicus Farsi tooth-carp Western Indian Ocean 4.9 TL
1821 Aphanius fasciatus Mediterranean banded killifish Europe 6 TL
2014 Aphanius furcatus Asia 3.3 SL
1929 Aphanius ginaonis Asia 7 TL
1846 Aphanius iberus Spanish toothcarp Europe 5.5 TL
2006 Aphanius isfahanensis Asia 4.3 TL
2014 Aphanius kavirensis Asia 4.2 SL
2014 Aphanius marassantensis K?z?l?rmak killifish Asia 5.5 SL
1843 Aphanius mento Pearl-spotted killifish Asia 5 TL
2009 Aphanius mesopotamicus Mesopotamian tooth-carp Asia 2.9 SL
1910 Aphanius pluristriatus Asia 2.8 TL
1847 Aphanius punctatus Asia
2006 Aphanius saourensis Sahara aphanius Africa 3.4 SL
2014 Aphanius shirini Asia 3.6 SL
1983 Aphanius sirhani Eurasia 5 TL
1847 Aphanius sophiae Asia 5.8 TL
1945 Aphanius splendens Splendid killifish Asia 6.0 TL
2001 Aphanius stiassnyae Lake Afdera killifish Africa 7.7 SL
1937 Aphanius sureyanus Sureyan killifish Asia 5 TL
1946 Aphanius transgrediens Acipinar killifish Asia 5.4 TL
2003 Aphanius villwocki Villwock’s killifish Asia 7.0 TL
1988 Aphanius vladykovi Asia 7.6 TL



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