Male in the aquarium
A male of Cyprinodon longidorsalis in the aquarium of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Nuevo León (1991).Photo by Andreas Tveteraas. determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Cyprinodontidae

Genus
Cyprinodon

Status
valid


Last updated on:
21-Feb-2013

Cyprinodon longidorsalis Lozano-Vilano & Contreras-Valderas, 1993

Cachorrito de la Presita; La Palma pupfish.


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. v. 4(n. 4), pp. 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).

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