Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cyprinodontiformes > Family: Poeciliidae > Genus: Poecilia > Species: Poecilia reticulata

Guppy - Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1859

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cytrynówka Polish Fishbase
dto. Pop. Peru German Fishbase
Gup Dutch Fishbase
Gupik pawie Polish Fishbase
Guppy English Fishbase
Guppy German Fishbase
Lareza tripikaloshe Albanian Fishbase
Lepistes Turkish Fishbase
Millionenfisch German Fishbase
Wilder Riesenguppy, Mexico German Fishbase
Wildguppy Population Mexico German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Lebistes reticulatus (Peters, 1860)
Acanthocephalus guppii (Günther, 1866)
Acanthocephalus reticulatus (Peters, 1860)
Girardinus reticulatus (Peters, 1860)
Haridichthys reticulatus (Peters, 1860)
Poecilioides reticulatus (Peters, 1859)
Heterandria guppyi (Günther, 1866)
Lebistes poecilioides De Filippi, 1861
Girardinus guppii Günther, 1866
Poecilia reticulatus Peters, 1859
Lebistes poeciloides De Filippi, 1861

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Poecilia reticulata European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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