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Profundulus kreiseri, USM 39022, holotype.png
Profundulus kreiseri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cyprinodontiformes
Family: Profundulidae
Hoedeman & Bronner, 1951

Profundulus Hubbs, 1924
Tlaloc Álvarez & Carranza, 1951 [1]

Profundulidae is a family of killifishes.[2] These species of this family are native to North and Central America.


  1. ^ Morcillo, F., Ornelas-García, C.P., Alcaraz, L., Matamoros, W.A. & Doadrio, I. (2015): Phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary history of the Mesoamerican endemic freshwater fish family Profundulidae (Cyprinodontiformes: Actinopterygii). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 94 (Part. A): 242–251.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2015). "Profundulidae" in FishBase. October 2015 version.