Male at Los Mezquites River
A male of Cyprinella xanthicara feeding at Los Mezquites River, Cuatro CiƩnegas valley [Coahuila]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cyprinidae

Genus
Cyprinella

Status
valid


Curator

Last updated on:
11-Jan-2013

Cyprinella xanthicara (Minckley & Lytle, 1968)


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Original description as Notropis xanthicara:

  • Minckley, Wendell L & G.L. Lytle. 1969. "Notropis xanthicara, a new cyprinid fish from the Cuatro Cienegas basin, north-central Mexico". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 82:491-502 (ffm00120)

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