Xenophallus umbratilis

The Xenophallus umbratilis lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.2, dH range: 3, depth range 10 - 20 m environment.

was to make collections of the fish Xenophallus umbratilis for Carissa's thesis research. We also made collections of several other livebearers for a variety of projects. Some of these species included: Poecilia gillii, Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora, Priapicthys annectans, Brachyrhaphis holdridgei, and Alfaro cultratus. More

Xenophallus umbratilis, commonly known as the Golden Teddy in England, where it is popular, is a Poeciliid livebearer native to Costa Rica. It attains about an inch in length for the male, and an inch and a half for the female. More

Xenophallus umbratilis (formerly Neoheterandria umbratilis) is a somewhat small and more delicate livebearer. The females reach a size of about 1.5" in length, with the males staying at about 1" long or less. More

Common names

Kultaevähammaskarppi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Olomina in Spanish (español)
Regenschirmkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Schattenkärpfling in German (Deutsch)
Skyggetandkarpe in Danish (dansk)
蛰栖新异鮰 in Mandarin Chinese
蟄棲新異鮰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cyprinodontiformes
Family : Poeciliidae
Genus : Xenophallus
Species : Xenophallus umbratilis
Authority : Meek, 1912