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Family
Cyprinodontidae

Genus
Cyprinodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
20-Feb-2013

Cyprinodon inmemoriam Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Valderas, 1993

Cachorrito de Charco Azul; Charco Azul pupfish.


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Original description as Cyprinodon inmemoriam:

  • Lozano Vilano, María de Lourdes & S. Contreras-Balderas. 1993. "Four new species of Cyprinodon from southern Nuevo León, Mexico, with a key to the C. eximius complex (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae)". Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters. v. 4(n. 4), pp. 295-308 (ffm00176)

Conservation: Cyprinodon inmemoriam is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EX) extinct (1996). The only known specimen was collected in March 17, 1984. Reported extinct in 1986 by Burkhead (2012).