Male in El Salto river
Male of Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl in El Salto river, Panuco drainage [San Luis Potosi]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (08-May-2019). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl Rauchenberger, Kallman & Morizot, 1990

Espada montañes; Mountain swordtail.

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Original description as Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl:


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