Original description as Gambusia hurtadoi:
- Hubbs, Carl Leavitt & V.G. Springer. 1957. "A revision of the Gambusia nobilis species group, with descriptions of three new species, and notes on their variation, ecology and evolution". Texas Journal of Science. v. 9(n. 3), pp. 279-327 (ffm04561)
Conservation: Gambusia hurtadoi is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.