Definition of Platypoecilus maculatus

1. Noun. Small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish.

Exact synonyms: Platy
Generic synonyms: Live-bearer, Poeciliid, Poeciliid Fish, Topminnow
Group relationships: Genus Platypoecilus, Platypoecilus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platypoecilus Maculatus

Plattensee
Platycephalidae
Platycerium
Platycerium alcicorne
Platycerium andinum
Platycerium bifurcatum
Platycladus orientalis
Platyctenea
Platyhelminthes
Platylobium
Platylobium formosum
Platymiscium
Platymiscium pinnatum
Platymiscium trinitatis
Platypoecilus
Platypoecilus maculatus (current term)
Platyrrhini
Platystemon
Platystemon californicus
Platz
Plaut
Plaut's bacillus
Plaut-Vincent angina
Plautine
Plautus
Plautus alle
Plavix
PlayStation
PlayStations
PlayStations 3

Literary usage of Platypoecilus maculatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University by Cornell University, New York State College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station (1921)
"In the killifish Platypoecilus maculatus, sex determination is of the WZ type, the female being the heterogametic sex. The characters red and spotted are ..."

2. Report of the New York State College of Agriculture at Cornell University by Cornell University, New York State College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station (1921)
"In the killifish Platypoecilus maculatus, sex determination is of the WZ type, the female being the heterogametic sex. The characters red and spotted are ..."

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