Male from Ayuquila River
Ilyodon furcidens courting male from the Ayuquila River, Armeria drainage [Jalisco], in the aquarium. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Goodeidae

Sub-family
Goodeinae

Tribe
Ilyodontini

Genus
Ilyodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
17-Sep-2012

Ilyodon furcidens (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Goldbreast splitfin; Mexcalpique del Armeria.


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Original description as Characodon furcidens:

ZooBank:84B3A67A-C0CB-49A5-BCCE-423DE373E45E.

  • Jordan, David Starr & C.H. Gilbert. 1882. "Catalogue of the fishes collected by Mr. John Xantus at Cape San Lucas, which are now in the United States National Museum, with descriptions of eight new species". Proceeding of the United States National Museum. 5(290): 353-371 (ffm04531)

Synonyms (3):

Conservation: Ilyodon furcidens is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).