Boulenger, 1911

Class: Actinopterygii

    Relatively unknown as an aquarium species, E. ansorgii has been an occasional species in Europe.





 Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2015). Epiplatys ansorgii in FishBase. February 2015 version.
 Christopher Scharpf & Kenneth J. Lazara (22 September 2018). “Order CYPRINODONTIFORMES: Families APLOCHEILIDAE and NOTHOBRANCHIIDAE”The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 8 April 2022.
Lazara, K.J., 2000. The killifishes, an annotated checklist, synonymy, and bibliography of recent cyprinodontiform fishes. The Killifish Master Index, 4th Edition. The American Killifish Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, i–xviii, 1–624, appendices A-C.

BidouEpiplatys ansorgii– Photographer unknown
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Nothobranchiidae
Genus: Epiplatys
T. N. Gill, 1862

Epiplatys ansorgii

Epiplatys: from the Greek ἐπί (epí), meaning ‘above, on top of’, and πλατύς (platýs), meaning ‘flat, broad’, in reference to the flat dorsal surface of the anterior half of the body in members of this genus.

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