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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Rivulidae Rivulines

Genus: Simpsonichthys

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South America
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Simpsonichthys alternatus (Costa & Brasil, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys alternatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Simpsonichthys boitonei Carvalho, 1959

Photo by Photo by Terceira, A.C.
 
Simpsonichthys boitonei
[Lyrefin pearlfish]



South America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Simpsonichthys bokermanni (Carvalho & da Cruz, 1987)

Photo by Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Simpsonichthys bokermanni
[]
No picture found


 
Simpsonichthys cholopteryx
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Simpsonichthys constanciae (Myers, 1942)

Photo by Photo by Karma Farm Aquatics
 
Simpsonichthys constanciae
[Featherfin pearlfish]



South America
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Simpsonichthys delucai Costa, 2003

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys delucai
[]



South America

Simpsonichthys fasciatus Costa & Brasil, 2006

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys fasciatus
[]



South America

Simpsonichthys gibberatus Costa & Brasil, 2006

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys gibberatus
[]
No picture found


 
Simpsonichthys margaritatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Simpsonichthys marginatus Costa & Brasil, 1996

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys marginatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Simpsonichthys multiradiatus
[]



South America

Simpsonichthys nielseni Costa, 2005

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys nielseni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Simpsonichthys nigromaculatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Simpsonichthys ocellatus Costa, Nielsen & de Luca, 2001

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys ocellatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Simpsonichthys parallelus
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Simpsonichthys perpendicularis Costa, Nielsen & de Luca, 2001

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys perpendicularis
[]



South America
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Simpsonichthys punctulatus Costa & Brasil, 2007

Photo by Photo by Van der Zee, J.R.
 
Simpsonichthys punctulatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Simpsonichthys rosaceus Costa, Nielsen & de Luca, 2001

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys rosaceus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Simpsonichthys rufus Costa, Nielsen & de Luca, 2001

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys rufus
[]



South America
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Simpsonichthys santanae (Shibatta & Garavello, 1992)

Photo by Photo by Judy, T.
 
Simpsonichthys santanae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Simpsonichthys similis
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Simpsonichthys stellatus (Costa & Brasil, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys stellatus
[]



South America

Simpsonichthys suzarti Costa, 2004

Photo by Photo by Karma Farm Aquatics
 
Simpsonichthys suzarti
[]



South America
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Simpsonichthys trilineatus (Costa & Brasil, 1994)

Photo by Photo by Valdesalici, S.
 
Simpsonichthys trilineatus
[]



South America

Simpsonichthys virgulatus Costa & Brasil, 2006

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys virgulatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Simpsonichthys zonatus (Costa & Brasil, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Vermeulen, F.
 
Simpsonichthys zonatus
[]



26 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Simpsonichthys alternatus South America 3.9 SL 1994
Simpsonichthys boitonei Lyrefin pearlfish South America 5.5 TL 1959
Simpsonichthys bokermanni South America 6.5 TL 1987
Simpsonichthys cholopteryx South America 2003
Simpsonichthys constanciae Featherfin pearlfish South America 6 TL 1942
Simpsonichthys delucai South America 2.8 SL 2003
Simpsonichthys fasciatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys gibberatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys margaritatus South America 2012
Simpsonichthys marginatus South America 6 TL 1996
Simpsonichthys multiradiatus South America 4.6 SL 1994
Simpsonichthys nielseni South America 2005
Simpsonichthys nigromaculatus South America 2.6 SL 2007
Simpsonichthys ocellatus South America 5 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys parallelus South America 2.3 SL 2000
Simpsonichthys perpendicularis South America 6 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys punctulatus South America 2.9 SL 2007
Simpsonichthys rosaceus South America 5 TL 2001
Simpsonichthys rufus South America 5 SL 2001
Simpsonichthys santanae South America 3 TL 1992
Simpsonichthys similis South America 6 TL 1999
Simpsonichthys stellatus South America 6 TL 1994
Simpsonichthys suzarti South America 2004
Simpsonichthys trilineatus South America 6 TL 1994
Simpsonichthys virgulatus South America 2006
Simpsonichthys zonatus South America 5 TL 1990



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