Specimen Information

Poecilia formosa
Poecilia formosa
(Amazon Molly)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID159789
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesformosa
Common NameAmazon Molly
StateTX
LocalitySan Marcos region
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Marcos
HUC8 Number12100203
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13966
Author:Drewry, G.E., E.A. Delco Jr., and C. Hubbs
Date:1958
Title:Occurrence of the Amazon Molly, Mollienesia formosa, at San Marcos, Texas.
Journal:The Texas Journal of Science
Volume:5
Issue:4
Pages:489-490
CommentsSample made during the spring of 1958
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number of Females2
Number of Breeding Females2


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