Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Genus Xiphophorus Heckel, 1848



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Fresh waters of New World tropics (east Pacific and west Atlantic).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NSW, NT, Qld, WA: Sydney Basin (SB)

Other Regions

Christmas Island terrestrial & freshwater

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Sep-2014 CYPRINODONTIFORMES 17-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)