Male at Cuicuilco
Male of Xiphophorus birchmanni at Cuicuilco, Panuco drainage [Hidalgo]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (10-May-2019). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Xiphophorus birchmanni (Lechner & Radda, 1987)

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Original description as Xiphophorus montezumae birchmanni:


  • Lechner, P & A.C. Radda. 1987. "Revision des Xiphophorus montezumae/cortezi - Komplexes und Neubeschreibung einer Subspezies". Aquaria: Vivaristische Fachzeitschrift für die Schweiz und Österreich. 34(12):189-196 (ffm00049)

Conservation: Xiphophorus birchmanni is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).