Original description as Dionda erimyzonops:
- Hubbs, Carl Leavitt & R.R. Miller. 1974. "Dionda erimyzonops, a new, dwarf cyprinid fish inhabiting the Gulf coastal plain of Mexico". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 671), pp. 1-17 (ffm04596)
Conservation: Tampichthys erimyzonops is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.