Re: NANFA-L-- killi taxonomy

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- killi taxonomy
From: Bruce Stallsmith (
Date: Sun Dec 05 2004 - 07:27:33 CST

After my last message, it occurred to me that it might also be accurate to
say Cyprinodontiformes, the taxonomic Order for killifishes and near
relatives. It depends on how inclusive you're trying to be, I guess.

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Bruce Stallsmith" <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- killi taxonomy
>Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2004 18:21:27 -0500
>--Bruce Stallsmith
>Huntsville, AL, US of A
>>From: James Smith <>
>>Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- killi taxonomy
>>Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2004 16:02:22 -0500
>>Most are Fundulus. Bluefins and Rainwaters are Lucania and Pygmies are
>>Leptolucania. Some people refer to pupfish as killies too. I'm not
>>sure if this is correct, but most of those are Cyprinodon. Flagfish
>>are Jordanella.
>>On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 14:16:13 EST,
>><> wrote:
>> > Anyone know what family native killifish are in?

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