Freshly collected male
Freshly collected A male of Heterophallus rachovii at Jaltepec River, Coatzacoalcos drainage [Veracruz]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (26-May-2013). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Heterophallus rachovii Regan, 1914

Coatzacoalcos gambusia; Guayacón Jarocho.

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Original description as Heterophallus rachovii:


  • Regan, Charles Tate. 1914. "Descriptions of two new cyprinodont fishes from Mexico, presented to the British Museum by Herr A. Rachow". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 14(79):65-67 (ffm04568)

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Conservation: Heterophallus rachovii is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).