Poecilia latipinna

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DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisOsteichthyes • ClassisActinopterygii • SubclassisNeopterygii • InfraclassisTeleostei • SuperordoAcanthopterygii • OrdoCyprinodontiformes • FamiliaPoeciliidae • SubfamiliaPoeciliinae • GenusPoecilia • Species: Poecilia latipinna (Lesueur, 1821)
 Vernacular names
  • EnglishSailfin molly, Midnight molly (black breed)
  • español: Molly de velo
  • polski: Molinezja szerokopłetwa
 Synonyms
Mollinesia latipinna
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  • Differentiation with similar species:
    • Poecilia latipinna: dorsal fin with 12-14 spiny radiums; extended, with aspect of sail . Size: 9-10 cm long.
    • Poecilia velifera (Yucatan molly): dorsal fin major than P. latipinna: 18-19 spiny radiums; extended, with aspect of fan. Size: 12-14 cm long.
    • Look: the sailfin is only in the male, the females have smaller dorsal fins.