Male at Tancuilin
Male of Xiphophorus variatus at Tancuilin, Panuco drainage [San Luis Potosi].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (02-Mar-2020). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Poeciliidae

Genus
Xiphophorus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
29-Nov-2012

Xiphophorus variatus (Meek, 1904)

Espada de Valles; Variable platyfish.


Original description as Platypoecilus variatus:

ZooBank:83C4D831-A66E-450D-9245-BED9B978E659.

  • Meek, Seth Eugene. 1904. "The fresh-water fishes of Mexico north of the isthmus of Tehuantepec". Field Columbian Museum Publication. pp. 1-252 (ffm00159)

Conservation: Xiphophorus variatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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