Male defending territory
A male of Cyprinodon bifasciatus defending his territory in La Becerra spring, Cuatro Ciénegas valley [Coahuila].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (19-Nov-2005). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cyprinodontidae

Genus
Cyprinodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
16-Feb-2013

Cyprinodon bifasciatus Miller, 1968

Cachorrito de Cuatro Ciénegas; Twoline pupfish.


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Original description as Cyprinodon bifasciatus:

  • Miller, Robert Rush. 1968. "Two new fishes of the genus Cyprinodon, from the Cuatro Cienegas basin, Coahuila, Mexico". Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. (n. 659), pp. 1-15 (ffm00173)

Conservation: Cyprinodon bifasciatus is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (1996).