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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Distichodontidae Distichodus

Genus: Neolebias

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Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Neolebias ansorgii Boulenger, 1912

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Neolebias ansorgii
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Africa
Max. Length 1.8 cm SL
Neolebias axelrodi Poll & Gosse, 1963

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Neolebias axelrodi
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Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Neolebias gossei
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Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Neolebias gracilis Matthes, 1964

Photo by Photo by Sonnenberg, R.
 
Neolebias gracilis
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Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Neolebias kerguennae
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Max. Length 1.8 cm SL

 
Neolebias lozii
[Banded neolebias]



Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL
Neolebias philippei Poll & Gosse, 1963

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Neolebias philippei
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Max. Length 1.6 cm SL

 
Neolebias powelli
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Max. Length 3.3 cm TL

 
Neolebias spilotaenia
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Africa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Neolebias trewavasae Poll & Gosse, 1963

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Neolebias trewavasae
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Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Neolebias trilineatus Boulenger, 1899

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Neolebias trilineatus
[Threeline tetra]



Africa
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Neolebias unifasciatus Steindachner, 1894

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Neolebias unifasciatus
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12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Neolebias ansorgii Africa 2.6 SL 1912
Neolebias axelrodi Africa 1.8 SL 1963
Neolebias gossei Africa 2.8 SL 1964
Neolebias gracilis Africa 3.9 SL 1964
Neolebias kerguennae Africa 2.7 SL 1980
Neolebias lozii Banded neolebias Africa 1.8 SL 1993
Neolebias philippei Africa 2.9 SL 1963
Neolebias powelli Africa 1.6 SL 1990
Neolebias spilotaenia Africa 3.3 TL 1912
Neolebias trewavasae Africa 4.1 SL 1963
Neolebias trilineatus Threeline tetra Africa 3.3 SL 1899
Neolebias unifasciatus Africa 4.2 SL 1894



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