Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinodon longidorsalis from Charco la Palma [Nuevo Leon] in the aquarium of the Natural History Museum of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León [Nuevo Leon]. This picture appears as plate 37 in Robert Miller's "Freshwater Fishes of Mexico" book. Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. (1991). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

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Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Valderas, 1993

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Original description as Cyprinodon longidorsalis:

  • 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. 4(4):295-308 (ffm00176)

Conservation: Cyprinodon longidorsalis is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EW) extinct in the wild (1996).