helleri

noun hel·leri \ ˈheləˌrī , -ˌrē \

Definition of helleri

plural -es
2 :any of numerous brightly colored topminnows developed in the aquarium by hybridization between two tropical American fishes (Xiphophorus helleri and Platypoecilus maculatus)

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Origin and Etymology of helleri

New Latin (specific epithet of Xiphophorus helleri), after C. Heller, 20th century tropical fish collector


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