Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846

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-DA34-2639-9658-6E63FA899955

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846
status

 

Poecilia sphenops Valenciennes, 1846  

Figure 4I

Material examined. COLOMBIA • 11, 10.7–33.9 mm SL; Quebrada La Caima ; 04°35′45.8″N, 075°56′39.6″W; 374 m a.s.l.; 19 Sep. 2012; Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña, Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón leg.; CZUT-IC 10126 GoogleMaps   . • 7, 11.8–28.4 mm SL; Río Alvarado-Chucuní ; 04°27′56.7″N, 075°03′46.7″W; 697 m a.s.l.; 19 Sep. 2012; Juan G. Albor- noz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10243 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Dorsal-fin rays 9–10. Blueish and reddish spots (males), extending from humeral region to caudal peduncle in the body sides. Dorsal fin with a yellow spot surrounded by two or three black bands ( Poeser 2003).