Freshly collected male
Xenotoca variata freshly collected male at Florido River, Atotonilco [Zacatecas]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (28-Aug-2016). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Chapalichthyini

Genus
Xenotoca

Status
valid


Last updated on:
13-Feb-2022

Xenotoca variata (Bean, 1887)

Jeweled splitfin; Pintada.


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Original description as Characodon variatus:

ZooBank:A36CE0A2-4AA1-4DD0-A7CB-0103CE339581.

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

Conservation: Xenotoca variata is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2019).