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RIVULUS  COMPLEX

 

Rivulus Poey, 1860.  Poey, F. 1860. Poissons de Cuba, espèces nouvelles. pp. 115-336, plates 10-12,14 In: Memorias sobre la historia de la isla de Cuba: acompañadas de sumarios latinos y extractos en francés. Imprenta de la Viuda de Barcina, Habana, Cuba. volume 2. [pp. 307-308, 383] [published in parts] [See Norman (1938) for the dating of Poey’s works.]

Type species: Rivulus cylindraceus Poey, 1860, by monotypy.

Subgenera:

Anablepsoides Huber, 1992.  Huber, J. H. 1992. Review of Rivulus, ecobiogeography– relationships, the most widespread Neotropical cyprinodont genus. Cybium, Société Française d’Ichthyologie, Paris, France. 586 pp. [description: pp. 43-44]

Type species: Rivulus atratus Garman, 1895, by monotypy.

Cynodonichthys Meek, 1904.  Meek, S. E. 1904. The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Field Columbian Museum (Publication 93) Zoological Series 5: i-lxiii + 1-252, 72 figs., 17 plates, map. [description: p. 101]

Type species: Cynodonichthys tenuis Meek, 1904, by monotypy, proposed as a genus.

Laimosemion Huber, 1999.  Huber, J. H. 1999. Updates to the phylogeny and systematics of the Neotropical cyprinodont genus Rivulus and its allied (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulinae). Cybium23 (1): 29-52, fig., 3 tables. [description: pp. 49-50]

Type species: Rivulus geayi Vallaint, 1899, by original designation.

Oditichthys Huber, 1999.  Huber, J. H. 1999. Updates to the phylogeny and systematics of the Neotropical cyprinodont genus Rivulus and its allied (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulinae). Cybium23 (1): 29-52, fig., 3 tables. [description: p. 49]

Type species: Rivulus igneus Huber, 1991, by original designation.

Vomerivulus Fowler, 1944.  Fowler, H. W. 1944. Freshwater fishes from northwestern Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 96: 227-248, 25 figs. [description: p. 244]

Type species: Rivulus leucurus Fowler, 1944, by original designation, monotypic.

ANABLEPSOIDES ATLANTIRIVULUS BENIRIVULUS