Male at Huichihuayan
Male of Xiphophorus cortezi at Huichihuayan, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosi].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (20-Nov-2017). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Poeciliidae

Genus
Xiphophorus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
28-Nov-2012

Xiphophorus cortezi (Rosen, 1960)

Delicate swordtail; Espada de Cortés.


Original description as Xiphophorus montezumae cortezi:

ZooBank:AEC1709A-9681-4698-820C-6DDB98EFAE20.

  • Rosen, Donn E. 1960. "Middle-American poeciliid fishes of the genus Xiphophorus". Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences. v. 5(n. 4), pp. 57-242 (ffm00047)

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

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