Valencia (fish)

Valencia is the only genus in the family Valenciidae.[1] Valencia is a genus of ray-finned fishes. It is sometimes grouped into the family Cyprinodontidae.[2] Members of this genus are restricted to southern Europe.[3]

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Valencia hispanica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Superfamily: Valencioidea
Family: Valenciidae
Genus: Valencia
G. S. Myers, 1928
Type species
Hydrargyra hispanica
Valenciennes, 1846


There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[3][4]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). "Valenciidae" in FishBase. February 2014 version.
  2. ^ Myers, P.; R. Espinosa; C. S. Parr; T. Jones; G. S. Hammond; T. A. Dewey (2008). "Genus Valencia". The Animal Diversity Web. University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (online). Retrieved 12 February 2010.
  3. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). Species of Valencia in FishBase. February 2014 version.
  4. ^ a b Freyhof, J., Kärst, H. & Geiger, M. (2014): Valencia robertae, a new killifish from southern Greece (Cyprinodontiformes: Valenciidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (4) [2013]: 289-298.

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