Animals that Start with X



We only track 3 animals that start with the letter X.

The X-Ray Tetra species is naturally found in the Amazon river’s coastal waters in South America. They are one of the most popular freshwater fish kept as a pet. AZ Animals will be covering many more X name animals soon.


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Animals that Start with X

X-Ray Tetra

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Actinopterygii
Order
Characiformes
Family
Characidae
Genus
Pristella
Scientific Name
Pristella maxillaris

Fun Fact: Yellow, black and white striped fins!

X-Ray Tetra Classification and Evolution The X-Ray Tetra is a small species of schooling fish that is naturally found in the Amazon River’s coastal waters in South America. The X-Ray Tetra fish is also known as the Golden Pristella Tetra and the Water Goldfinch due to the faint golden colouration of their translucent skin. They […] Read More


Xerus

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Sciuridae
Genus
Xerus

Fun Fact: Squirrel that lives in burrows in Africa.

A Xerus uses its fluffy tail as shade from the sunlight in Africa. Xerus erythropus which is commonly known as African ground squirrel and is native to Africa. They have coarse and short hair and are known to be social animals. They can survive in captivity for about 11.5 years. The males and females live […] Read More


Xoloitzcuintli

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Carnivora
Family
Canidae
Genus
Canis
Scientific Name
Canis lupus

Fun Fact: The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico

The Aztecs believed that the Xoloitzcuintli was created from a sliver of the Bone of Life, which also gave rise to all of humanity. The Xoloitzcuintli, also known as the Mexican hairless or simply the Xolo (pronounced show-low) for short, is among the most ancient and venerable of all dog breeds in the world. Dating […] Read More


Alphabetical List of Animals That Start with X

Animals that start with the letter X, including the X-Ray Tetra & Xerus