Fundulus sp. Lake Phelps Killifish

Fundulus cf diaphanus
“Lake Phelps” Killifish – Fundulus sp.
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
FundulidaeFundulus sp. “Lake Phelps” Killifish

“Lake Phelps” Killifish. Fundulus sp.

Unique Characters: Restricted to Lake Phelps. Usually 54-64 lateral scales. Genetically distinct from Fundulus diaphanus and F. waccamensis.

Similar Species:

Banded Killifish
Fundulus diaphanus

Waccamaw Killifish
Fundulus waccamensis

Fundulus diaphanus
Banded Killifish – Fundulus diaphanus
Fundulus waccamensis
Waccamaw Killifish – Fundulus waccamensis

Banded Killifish Fundulus diaphanus. Usually 40-49 lateral scales. Deeper bodied.

Waccamaw Killifish Fundulus waccamensis. Occurs only in Lake Waccamaw and is genetically distinct from “Phelps Lake” Killifish.

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