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Class: Teleostei
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Nothobranchiidae African rivulines

Genus: Epiplatys

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Epiplatys annulatus Banded panchax Africa 4 TL 1915
Epiplatys ansorgii Africa 8 TL 1911
Epiplatys atratus Africa 4.3 SL 2013
Epiplatys barmoiensis Africa 7 TL 1968
Epiplatys biafranus Africa 5 TL 1970
Epiplatys bifasciatus Africa 6 TL 1881
Epiplatys cashneri Africa 4.1 SL 2021
Epiplatys chaperi Toothed carp Africa 6 TL 1882
Epiplatys chevalieri Africa 6 TL 1904
Epiplatys coccinatus Africa 9 TL 1982
Epiplatys dageti Redchin panchax Africa 6 TL 1953
Epiplatys duboisi Dubois' Panchax Africa 3.5 TL 1952
Epiplatys esekanus Africa 6.5 TL 1968
Epiplatys etzeli Africa 5 TL 1975
Epiplatys fasciolatus Africa 9 TL 1866
Epiplatys grahami Africa 7 TL 1911
Epiplatys guineensis Africa 7 TL 1994
Epiplatys hildegardae Africa 7 TL 1978
Epiplatys huberi Africa 6 TL 1981
Epiplatys infrafasciatus Africa 1866
Epiplatys josianae Africa 7 TL 1983
Epiplatys lamottei Redspotted panchax Africa 7 TL 1954
Epiplatys longiventralis Africa 6 TL 1911
Epiplatys mesogramma Africa 6 TL 1980
Epiplatys multifasciatus Africa 6 TL 1913
Epiplatys neumanni Africa 6 TL 1993
Epiplatys njalaensis Africa 6 TL 1976
Epiplatys olbrechtsi Africa 8 TL 1941
Epiplatys phoeniceps Africa 6 TL 1980
Epiplatys roloffi Africa 6 TL 1978
Epiplatys ruhkopfi Africa 7.5 TL 1980
Epiplatys sangmelinensis Africa 6 TL 1928
Epiplatys sexfasciatus Sixbar panchax Africa 10 SL 1862
Epiplatys singa Africa 6 TL 1899
Epiplatys spilargyreius Africa 5 TL 1861
Epiplatys togolensis Africa 8 TL 1971

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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013