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Aplocheilichthys normani.jpg
Norman's lampeye (P. normani)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Poeciliidae
Subfamily: Procatopodinae
Tribe: Procatopodini
Genus: Poropanchax
Clausen, 1967
Type species
Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus, a synonym of P. luxophthalmus

Poropanchax is a genus of small poeciliid fishes native to Africa.[2]


There are currently six recognized species in this genus:[2]

A seventh species is recognized by Catalog of Fishes, but not by FishBase where considered a synonym of P. luxophthalmus:


  1. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke & R. van der Laan (eds.). "Propanchax". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). Species of Poropanchax in FishBase. April 2017 version.