Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859

Albornoz-Garzón, Juan G., Conde-Saldaña, Cristhian C., López-Delgado, Edwin O., García-Melo, Jorge E. & Villa-Navarro, Francisco A., 2020, Fishes from the Río Alvarado drainage, Upper Río Magdalena Basin, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1181-1198: 1192

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1181

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E53859-DA34-2639-9658-6C2EFB9A9F4B

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859
status

 

Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859  

Figure 4H

Material examined. COLOMBIA • 10, 11.7–24.3 mm SL; Quebrada La Manjarres ; 04°28′19.3″N, 075°04′26.9″ W; 758 m a.s.l.; 19 Sep. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10209 GoogleMaps   . • 8, 15.9–23.7 mm SL; Quebrada La Manjarres ; 04° 28′19.3″N, 075°04′26.9″W; 758 m a.s.l.; 12 Dec. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10434 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Dorsal-fin rays 6–7. Gonopodium with a retrorse hook on ray 5. The fleshy palp elongated, ex- tending well beyond the tip. Ventral spines on the third gonopodial ray large, giving the gonopodium a bulb-like appearance. Body silvery, with dots, stripes and blotches (only in males) ( Poeser 2003).