Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiCyprinodontiformesPoeciliidaeGambusia

  • 25,406

    Occurrences
  • 0

    Infraspecies
View occurrences

Overview

Full Name

Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Common names

  • Live-bearing tooth-carp eng
  • Mosquito fish eng
  • Mosquito-fish eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Basionym

Heterandria affinis Baird & Girard, 1853

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Freshwater, Freshwater, Brackish

Georeferenced data

View records

All 17,816 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
You can explore the higher classification on the right.

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Cyprinodontiformes
family
Poeciliidae
genus
Gambusia
species
Gambusia affinis
 
complete classification

...

1 / 1

Appears in

Occurrence datasets

Checklists

Type Specimen

Bibliography

ASAP, Aquarium Science Association of the Philippines (1996) Aquarium species in the Philippines.: ASAP Aquarist Database Report. 9 p. Quezon City, Philippines.

Allardi, J. and P. Keith (1991) Atlas préliminaire des poissons d'eau douce de France.: Coll. Patrimoines Naturels, vol. 4. Secrétariat Faune Flore, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. 234 p.

Archarya, P. and M.B. Iftekhar (2000) Freshwater ichthyofauna of Maharashtra State.: p.136-144. In Ponniah, A.G. and A. Gopalakrishnan (eds.). Endemic Fish Diversity of Western Ghats. NBFGR-NATP Publication. National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, U.P., India. 1, 347 p.

Baensch, H.A. and R. Riehl (1985) Aquarien atlas. Band 2.: Mergus, Verlag für Natur-und Heimtierkunde GmbH, Melle, Germany. 1216 p.

Bell-Cross, G. and J.L. Minshull (1988) The fishes of Zimbabwe.: National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. 294 p.

Billard, R. (1997) Les poissons d'eau douce des rivières de France. Identification, inventaire et répartition des 83 espèces.: Lausanne, Delachaux & Niestlé, 192p.

Bogutskaya, N.G. (2002) Common names of Russian freshwater fishes.: Spreadsheet with cyrillic names made available for inclusion in FishBase. Unpublished.

Carl, H. (2003) Danish fish names.: Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Unpublished.

more

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (115535216) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.