Male from Santa Maria River
A male of Xenotoca variata from Santa Maria River, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí], in the aquarium. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Chapalichthyini

Genus
Xenotoca

Status
valid


Last updated on:
31-Aug-2012

Xenotoca variata (Bean, 1887)

Jeweled splitfin; Pintada.


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Original description as Characodon variatus:

  • Bean, Tarleton Hoffman. 1887. "Descriptions of five new species of fishes sent by Prof. A. Dugès from the Province of Guanajuato, Mexico". Proceeding of the United States National Museum. v. 10(n. 637), pp. 370-375 (ffm04505)

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