Daily Archives: June 26, 2019

Xiphophorus continens (Zimmerer and Kallman 1988)

Etymology: Xiphophorus: Greek, xiphos = sword + Greek, pherein = to carry Continens: Greek, conto = short + Latin, ensis, = sword (Reference to the very small sword developed in males of this species.) First description: Zimmerer and Kallman 1988 American … Continue reading

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Xiphophorus multilineatus (Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot 1990)

Etymology: Xiphophorus: Greek, xiphos = sword + Greek, pherein = to carry multilineatus: Greek: multi-, many; -lineatus, line; in reference to the prominent vertical bars on the flanks. First description: Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot 1990 Rauchenberger, M., K. D. Kallman, AND … Continue reading

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