Original description as Xenotaenia resolanae:
- Turner, C. L.. 1946. "A contribution to the taxonomy and zoogeography of the goodeid fishes". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 495), pp. 495 (ffm04518)
Conservation: Xenotaenia resolanae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (VU) vulnerable (2018).