Males in display
Tampichthys dichroma males in display in Charco Azul, Pánuco drainage [San Luis Potosí]. Photo by Manuel Salazar González. (02-May-2010). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Tampichthys dichroma (Hubbs & Miller, 1977)

Bicolor minnow; Carpa bicolor.

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Original description as Dionda dichroma:

  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt & R.R. Miller. 1977. "Six distinctive cyprinid fish species referred to Dionda inhabiting segments of the Tampico embayment drainage of Mexico". Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History. v. 18(n. 17), pp. 267-336 (ffm00121)

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