Male at Tamasopo River
A male of Xiphophorus montezumae at Tamasopo River at 'Las Cascadas', Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus montezumae Jordan & Snyder, 1899

Espada de Montezuma; Montezuma swordtail.

Original description as Xiphophorus montezumae:

  • Jordan, David Starr & J. O. Snyder. 1899. "Notes on a collection of fishes from the rivers of Mexico, with description of twenty new species". Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission. v. 19, pp. 115-147 (ffm00041)

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

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