Original description as Gambusia hurtadoi:
- Hubbs, Clark L & Victor 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. 9(3):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.