Original description as Chirostoma jordani:
- Woolman, Albert J.. 1894. "Report on a collection of fishes from the rivers of central and northern Mexico". Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission. 14:55-66 (ffm04517)
- Poblana hidalgoi Álvarez, 1953, with type locality at Endó Dam, near Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico. Determiner: Miller, 2006
Conservation: Chirostoma jordani is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).