Male from Emiliano Zapata
A male of Xenodexia ctenolepis from Emiliano Zapata, Jataté River, Usumacinta drainage [Chiapas]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (25-May-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xenodexia ctenolepis Hubbs, 1950

Grijalva studfish; Topo del Grijlva.

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Original description as Xenodexia ctenolepis:

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt. 1950. "Studies of cyprinodont Fishes. XX. A new subfamily from Guatemala, with ctenoid scales and a unilateral pectoral clasper". Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 78), pp. 1-28 (ffm00046)

Conservation: Xenodexia ctenolepis is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.