Male in the aquarium
A male of Characodon lateralis in the aquarium.Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (07-May-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Characodon audax Smith & Miller, 1986

Bold characodon; Mexcalpique del Toboso.

Considered a synonym of Characodon lateralis G√ľnther, 1866

  • Howell D.C & M. Martin, S.A. Webb. 2008. "Molecular phylogeography of Characodon (Goodeidae) from the Mexican high plateau". Georgia Journal of Science (Abstract Issue). v. 66(n. 1), pp. 6 (ffm00629) (abstract)

Original description as Characodon audax:


  • Smith, Michael & R.R. Miller. 1986. "Mexican goodeid fishes of the genus Characodon, with description of a new species". American Museum Novitates. (n. 2851), pp. 1-14 (ffm00002) (abstract)
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