Male at El Quince
Male of Xiphophorus continens at El Quince, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosi].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (27-Nov-2017). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus continens Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1990

Espada del Quince; Shortsword platyfish.

Original description as Xiphophorus continens:

  • Rauchenberger, Mary & K.D. Kallman, and D.C. Morizot. 1990. "Monophyly and geography of the Río Pánuco Basin swordtails (Genus Xiphophorus) with descriptions of four new species". American Museum Novitates. (n. 2975), pp. 1-41 (ffm00052)

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

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